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

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal


  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given


  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

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

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.


1 answer

0 votes
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:

You can read more about Trellinator here:

@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



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

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted in Trello

Introducing: A Whole New Trello

After a decade of growing the most ubiquitous visual framework for productivity and project management, we are evolving Trello’s boards, lists, and cards model to bring context to content and help te...

600 views 23 21
Join discussion

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