I have two cards within one board that are linked together (also by a Butler automation). When a due date is set on one of the cards (and it didn't previously have a due date yet), I want it to copy the newly set due date to the linked card.
However, this does not seem to be an option within Butler. I can have it find the linked card and set the due date in a week, or on Monday, or whenever, but I cannot copy the due date from the 1st card.
It can move the due date by the same amount of time when the linked card would already have a due date, but this if often not yet the case, so that doesn't work in this case.
I also can't seem to find the answer here in the Trello community. Does anyone know the solution?
Hi @Shelley Barendregt ! Good question - for the moment, there's no way to set a variable on a due date. There is a way to achieve what you want through using custom fields. Here's a video demonstrating how that looks:
Hi @Shelley Barendregt ! Yes, that's right - so the proposed solution would only work if you have the Standard or Premium plan. Just thought of another "solution"...it's pretty convoluted though 😅
For the second rule, you used to be able to say "when anyone enters a card name containing a date, set due on the date and remove the matched text" but I couldn't find the action around removing the matched text. I could have just not been looking hard enough though!
Thank you for your video, it is exactly what I am looking for.
However, I don't know why I can't select the "Custom Due Date" field. It doesn't appear in the proposed custom field. It seems to be because it is a date (all the other custom fields I have created are proposed).
I have the Premium version of Trello.
Do you know how I can solve this problem?
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