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Is it possible to colour an idea if a text field is not empty?

Olha Zahurska February 22, 2024

We need to highlight ideas based on a text field. 
For example, one of our stakeholders sees an idea as a big opportunity or commits to someone about this idea (it can happen). In our case for stakeholders, it is easier to describe a few words than fill fields like an impact, etc.
What we need to know is why this idea is "important". So what we need from a stakeholder is to give us this information. 
It is a perfect way if he can open an idea and add the information to a text field for example "Importance" (and it is different from insights) 

I have not found a possibility to colour an idea based on a text field. So I created an additional multi-select field "imp" which automatically gets the value "yes" if the field "Importance" is not empty. So I can colour ideas based on this field. 
But for our JPD users, it's not the best user experience. I can not hide fields from the layout so they can see both fields and be really confused. 

The question is - what is the best way to colour ideas based on a text field 

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Tanguy Crusson
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February 26, 2024

Hi Olha, you cannot colour ideas based on a text field today. However what you could try is set up an automation rule that automatically sets the "imp" field when someone add text to the "important" field. (Project Settings > Automation). Would that work for you?

Olha Zahurska February 27, 2024

Hi Tanguy, 
Thank you for your answer. We have already done it. Was wondering if there any other options without using "hidden" fields. 
Thank you!

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