Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
Next:
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
Challenges
Leaderboard
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Recognition
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Kudos
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

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

Copying card to list on new board, then copying back and moving previous card Edited

Hi there,I am attempting to create an automation so that when I move a card into a list on a particular board, it finds another card with the same title in another list and archives it. Each card title will be new so I am not able to enter in a static card title when building the automation. Hoping you can help with this?

EG: 
Assuming Card XYZ already exists on List A on Board 1
I have set trello to automatically copy card XYZ onto list A on Board 2
*My action*
I move card XYZ from list A to list B on board 2

I would like
Card XYZ on Board 1 List A to move to List B on Board 1 with the updated description + Comments of card XYZ on Board 2 List B


Basically, I have a team member that I want to assign tasks by moving a card into his list. I want to be able to look at my master board and know that the task is with him, so I don't want the card to archive on my list when I assign it to him. The same card will be copied onto his list. When he moved the card onto the "needs revision" list on his board, I want the same card to move into my "needs review" list in trello and to match and move the original card I had for him to the "needs review" column so that I don't have 2 cards with the same title etc.

Thank you!

2 answers

0 votes
Iain Dooley Community Leader May 18, 2021

@Dhes Pillay it sounds like you need synched cards. Unito and Placker both do this afaik.

Thank you @Iain Dooley 
Is there a way to find a card with the exact same card name as the card that I moved which is in another list using butler?


I am thinking that I just find the card in the original list and archive it to avoid duplicates.
The issue is that each card is going to have a different  "order number" so I don't think I can make wildcards work.

Is there a way to just find the exact same card name that exists in a different list to select that card?

Yes, it's possible using Butler. It would look something like:

when a card is moved into list "done", find a card titled "{cardname}" on board "B", and archive the card

If you were wanting to sync more card information, and updates to cards (like changing a date, description, adding comments, etc.), I would recommend using a tool like Unito to achieve your workflow (as mentioned above).

Suggest an answer

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

📹 Favorite Trello templates

Hello Community!  My name is Brittany Joiner and I am a Trello enthusiast and Atlassian Community Leader. In this video, I'll share my favorite Trello templates. Templates mentioned in ...

2,130 views 17 49
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