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Getting a value from within a card and writting that to a custom field

I'm building a template that is used to create "job  boards"

I want to provide a button (preferably in a single card called Job#) Have that button run a butler script that will take a value within "JOB#" and write that variable to all the cards on the board to a custom field "Job No#"

This way all the cards on this board will have that value added too their custom field "Job No#" them and we can use that for Unito syncs.

I could put the Lookup to the entered variable  either in "JOB# card custom field {Job No#}, in description, or even a card whos name is the job#  ie "100100"

Suggestions on how to write this script.  Ive looked through Butler and not finding the fields that can meet this criteria.

Thanks
Zack

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Iain Dooley Community Leader Feb 17, 2021

@Zack Arnold you can't loop through all cards on the board using Butler, but this Trellinator function would do it:

https://gist.github.com/iaindooley/a97f8eeca4e398d8177a6e25651ee3ff

You can read more about Trellinator here:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Marketplace-Apps-Integrations/Introducing-Trellinator-Automate-Trello-with-Google-Apps-Script/ba-p/925271

@Iain Dooley 
Ill look into Trellinator may be a good option.  I will have a rather new not highly technical person moderating and building the trello boards. from Templates created.  Using Trellinator may be too much for them.  Will look into this solution

Thanks

Zack

Iain Dooley Community Leader Feb 18, 2021

@Zack Arnold yep Trellinator definitely needs a coder to work it, but I also offer this service if you need it http://www.benkobot.com/

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