Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Butler - define several triggers in one command (every day at 9:00 and 10:00 and .....)

Hi there!

I need a more specific scheduled option. The "every day" trigger gives me the possibility to perform an action only once a day.

So it would be very nice to be able to define more than one trigger for a command (this would be very helpful in various situations, not only for scheduled commands).

Example

Triggers:

  • every day at 9:00
  • every day at 10:00
  • every day at 11:00
  • ......
  • every day at 23:00

Action:

  • archive all cards in the List "List"


Currently, I would have to create tons of commands to be able to perform actions like this. Furthermore, if I would like to change something later (e.g. move cards instead of archive them), I would have to do the change in each command

Thanks in advance for your reply.

 

Andreas

1 answer

0 votes
Iain Dooley Community Leader Jul 15, 2021

@Andreas Mayr if you wanted to run something every hour, you could use a due date instead and set the due date 1 hour ahead each time the command runs

@Iain Dooley 

Firstly, thanks for your answer.

But how could I achieve this, if I want to archive all cards from a specific list every hour?

Would I have to set a due date on each card on that list?

Muss ich für jede Karte auf dieser Liste ein Fälligkeitsdatum festlegen?

Iain Dooley Community Leader Jul 15, 2021

@Andreas Mayr you can archive all cards in a list by name when a given card is due easily enough. 

Iain Dooley Community Leader Jul 15, 2021

@Andreas Mayr oh actually sorry there's no "archive all cards in list x" action in the due date section. But what you can do is:

collect all cards in list X into a checklist

loop through each card and archive it

Here's an example:

2021-07-15 at 8.31 pm.png

Although looking at that now you'd also want to put a filter on that "the moment a card is due", so for example "the moment a card containing 'Archive Trigger' is due"

@Iain Dooley 

 

Thank you very much for your precise explanation.

But I want to leave the due date and the cards as they are and only archive them.

 

Since there is no really suitable solution for me, I archive the cards as soon as they are on the list. So the list is always empty and when I have to bring a card back it appears on the empty list - not ideal, but not that bad.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Trello

🏊‍♀️ Atlympic Event: Trello

Hello Community!  Quick disclaimer: We are running a contest on Community (The Atlympics!) from July 23rd - August 8th of 2021. If you are interested in participating in this contest (prizes! ...

359 views 7 17
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you