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Display Sub-task completion on Classic software Kanban cards as on Classic business cards Edited

In our classic business projects (where the kanban board settings cannot be edited, or even viewed) there is a component on the board cards which displays the count of completed / open subtasks (In the image below, there are 2 subtasks, and one has been completed). 
 Screen Shot 2021-03-08 at 1.29.53 PM.png

I'd like this same information to be viewable in a classic software project, but none of the available fields I've added to the kanban card are giving me this component.
Screen Shot 2021-03-08 at 1.42.23 PM.png
I can get a list of the linked subtasks with the "Sub-tasks" field (see image above), but none of the Checklist-related fields are giving me anything remotely like a % of completion, or a count of incomplete vs total sub-tasks...Either would be good. 

1 answer

Hi @Anne Saunders 

There is nothing built-in to do this, and you could build it yourself using automation rules.

  • Define what you mean by "percent complete" or progress
  • Add a text custom field, such as PercentComplete
  • Create an automation rule, triggered an adding a sub-task, to update the parent's PercentComplete
  • Create a second automation rule, triggered on sub-tasks changing status, to update the parent's PercentComplete
  • Add the custom field to your card for the board

Here is some information and examples of automation rules if you want to try this:

Best regards,


Thanks, Bill. I'll try out the automations you suggested! 

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