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Create a trigger for when a card moves to *any* list

Today's tip is all about working smarter not harder in Trello.

If you have something that you want to happen anytime a card moves into another list in the Trello board, you might think you need to set up a rule for each list. 

For instance, apply x checklist when a card moves into New Leads, and another rule for apply x checklist when a card moves into New Client. etc.

But thanks to @milynnus 's constant encouragement of Regex to solve all sorts of Trello quandries, I figured out how to make a single rule that says "when a card moves into ANY trello list". Note - i assume you could use this for labels too!

In this video I show how to create one rule to apply a checklist with the the List name to a card when it moves to any list in the board. This is super helpful if you have a checklist for each stage of a workflow, and want to apply a new checklist related to the list when it moves. 

 

Here's a screenshot of what the rule looks like. And if you want to copy and paste the regex, it's here!

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Regex is

regex:/.*(\w+).*/

 

Comment on here if you have any questions, need any help implementing, or have any other ideas for use cases! 

 

PS - Hate regex sometimes? Yeah me too - checkout this twitter thread with some cool resources for figuring out what it should be. I used autoregex to figure out regex for "any word" and then regex101 to check that it worked!

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