The best way to see the context surrounding a task is to include a backlink within the task, using the Double Brackets [[ creation syntax.
If you want your task to include as context a particular section of a note, here's how to do that.
Document how to view a section context from within a task Including one section of the note as context
Here is a quick video showing the creation of that backlink. It's pretty simple: you can just use the
[[ and then hit
# to get a list of all the sections from the note, choosing the section that you'd like to include.
If you'd like to view the entire note within your task, it's a similar process. Just use
[[ and enter the title of the note:
Document how to view an entire note: Demo: Include a backlink within the task
The title of this note starts with "Demo" so to create that backlink, I hit [ twice, typed "demo" and hit enter. After you create the backlink, you can always edit its text if you don't want your task to include the entire name of the note, a la:
Document how to view an entire note: Like so