A common request on the Atlassian community is to track progress on subtasks, for example assigning checklist items to people or adding due dates to checklist items.
As discussed in this article, a great way to do subtasks in Trello is using a checklist, with each item linked to a card:
That article discusses how to do this with Trellinator, but you can also do the same thing with Butler!
One of the cleanest ways to trigger this is to create a button called "Create Subtasks" that will create linked cards for all items in the checklist "Subtasks", as per this screenshot:
Here is what that button looks like in action:
Now that you have a list of linked cards you can move them around, assign them to different people, set different due dates etc.
Next, you can set up a Butler command that triggers when a card is archived and checks off the corresponding checklist item on the "master" card.
That looks like this:
Here's what that command looks like in action:
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