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Behavior when dragging a card to another list - opens for edit,


I'm using Trello on Firefox, both for personal use, and for work use under a corporate Trello.

At work, when I drag a card from, say, Doing list to DONE list, the card just moves from list to list, which is what I want.  But at home, after dragging the card, it always opens as well, which I don't want. 

How can I stop Trello from editing a card when I move it?  I haven't found any controls that address this.

Editing to add:  I am using Trello on Firefox 83.0 on Windows 10.  All maintenance is current on both Firefox and Windows.

Also, following a suggestion below, I see that Trello functions as expected on the Chrome browser.  The problem only occurs on Firefox, of the two browsers.

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For the sake of anyone else who experiences this issue, the culprit turns out to be a Firefox add-on called "Tap to Tab" that causes a double-tap or double-click to open a link in a new tab.  Once I disabled this add-on, my issue stopped happening.

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This is super weird.  Try in an incognito window to make sure there isn't an extension doing this - I know Trello doesn't auto-open cards for you after dragging so something is definitely going on.

Thanks.  I tried it in a Firefox Private Window, and the behaviour is the same.  Drat the card, drop the card, then wait while Trello opens the card in edit.

I followed a suggestion by Soumyadeep Mandal above and found that Trello behaves correctly on Chrome.

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Hi @Steve Walton ,

Welcome to the community!

The drag and drop feature of Trello which is to move a card from one list to another is the same as the Free plan, Business plan. So you might be doing it the wrong while dragging the card from a list to another.

You might be clicking twice while dragging and drop!

Please try on different browsers & devices. If you face the same problem comment below!

And also Log out of your Trello account Clear the cache from the browser/app then restart the browser/app and then re-log into your account!

Thank you for the quick response.

1.  I am definitely not clicking twice, but thanks for the suggestion.

2.  Very interesting. The aberrant behaviour seems to be confined to Firefox.  It works correctly on the Chrome browser.

3.  I followed your suggestion of logging out, clearing my Firefox cache, then restarting the Firefox browser and re-logging in to Trello.  It made no difference, and the behaviour persists.

I forgot to mention in my OP that I am using Trello on Firefox on Windows 10, if that makes any difference.

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