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Butler. Delete all cards with no description

Is there a way to delete all cards with no description from the specific list.

It would be great if such a script ran each week.

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Use the calendar to set a trigger card, the actions when trigger will be to use cascade collect card > content > description is empty, into links under a checklist temp, and for each card linked in item , archive the card. Try it. Butler does not have a delete option

Thank you for prompt reply

The suggested solution would work well, the only problem is there is no cascade action for the calendar trigger

Yes, Trello had decided not to include it so you can use calendar to set the trigger. 

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Iain Dooley Community Leader Mar 24, 2021

@Nick This Trellinator function would do it:

You could run that as an adhoc function in our BenkoBot platform:

just click "adhoc" in the top right once authenticated.

Unfortunately we don't have scheduled commands in BenkoBot (yet! coming soon!) but you could also run this as a Listener, by for example triggering the command by using Butler to create a card in the board called "DELETE EMPTY DESCRIPTIONS" once per week, then this install this listener code on the board:

This version would remove all cards without a description from anywhere in the board:

Your Butler command to trigger this would look like this:

2021-03-25 at 11.57 am.png

You can read more about Trellinator here:

and you can see more about our BenkoBot platform here:

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