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How do I get the To Do column back?

The instructions for configuring columns talks about mapping statuses to columns, which makes perfect sense, except that there is nowhere on my screen to map statuses to any columns. When I set up this Kanban board, I was prompted to create a Kanban backlog. But now there is nothing in the To Do column, and my board only shows In Progress and Done. I want a to do column of the stories assigned to me, to be visible next to that In Progress Column. 

 

 

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Thomas B Community Leader Mar 29, 2019

Hi @Amy Cate ,

  1. Go to your Board > Configure > Columns
  2. You can map any status to any column. Generally you would map columns in order of workflow
  3. Just click 'Back to board' and your changes should be saved!

P.S. There is an 'Add Column' option, you can always add more columns. Any Unmapped Statuses are shown under 'Unmapped Statuses"

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Thanks

~Thomas

Thanks. I did see those instructions in the online help.

Step 2 is where I am stuck.  I see the Add column button.  I click the add column button. A column is added. I cannot see where I can map any statuses to that column. Or any column.

Thanks,

Amy

Thomas B Community Leader Mar 29, 2019

@Amy Cate you just drag the statuses into the columns. Let me know if that works. 

I'm sorry but no, that does not work. There are no statuses to drag anywhere.

Thomas B Community Leader Mar 31, 2019

Sounds like your project isn't associated with the workflow you created? Can you check your Project Settings and make sure the Workflow is assigned correctly? If you have a screenshot, might help out. 

It is associated. It put all the statuses that I want to have in a to do column into a separate backlog page that I can’t see on my board. I want them available on a to do column next to the in progress colum. I also want columns on my board that are labeled different than the workflow statuses in the projects. I’m pulled no from several other teams projects and they have different statuses.  

John Funk Community Leader Apr 01, 2019

Can you send a screenshot of your Board Settings like the one Thomas provided above?

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John Funk Community Leader Mar 31, 2019

Hey Amy,

Can you provide a screenshot so we can see what you are looking at? And if your status is not in the list on the far right hand side, then I agree with Thomas - the project associated with the Board is not associated with the workflow that contains the statuses you are expecting to see. 

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