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Card Button: Copy the "Description" of one card and post as a comment on another linked card.

Hello,

I'm currently using Custom Fields - because I'm not sure of another way to do this.

Again, I'm just trying to create a Card Button that will mark the Due Date Complete and then Copy the Description into a Custom Field - Find the First Linked Card (or for every linked Card) in the attachment - Post "that" Description into the Comments section.

I'm working on the Linked Card (the "Child Card"???). And my Card Button command, currently looks like this.

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I'm getting errors. I also tried to copy the Custom Field value of the Child Card to the Parent Card with no success. This was my working command.

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I'm pretty sure I"m doing something wrong. Trying to understand it from these examples with no success.
https://help.trello.com/article/1160-custom-field-variables

Thanks,
Bryan D.

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Esme Crutchley Community Leader Apr 28, 2020

Hi @Bryan Dumaguina 

You might want to try this, this doesn't use Custom Fields at all:

Screenshot 2020-04-29 at 07.36.06.png

If you wanted to post the card description in a Custom Field (not sure why, but if that's what you're doing at the moment, you probably have a reason!). I would do something like this:

Screenshot 2020-04-29 at 07.37.26.pngOr if you wanted to add a comment to each card:

Screenshot 2020-04-29 at 07.39.38.pngPlease let me know if this is what you wanted! If not, let me know and we'll try again!

Esme :)

Hello Esme,

Thank you very much for responding! First solution worked! Didn't think about the Comment route - and the {triggercarddescription} variable! That was a clean solution.

And thank you for the other solutions - they will come in handy for my other endeavors. 

Best,
Bryan D.

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Esme Crutchley Community Leader May 02, 2020

Woohoo!

Awesome!

I'm glad it worked for you!

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