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How could I organise card´s answer comments as an indented chat?

Hi folks

Frequentely I need to promote a discussion among a card´s members referred to a specific subject. It happens simply using the answer option that is bellow a comment. The issue is that after several comments it is impossible to identifiy who is talking to who since there is no comments indentation or hierarchy like happens in Facebook or Twitter as example.I have tried some power-up with this specific and simple functionality but I couldn´t to find any specific for it. Only complex things and more specific for videochats. Could anyone help me? Regards since now.



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Iain Dooley Community Leader Apr 25, 2019

@andre uebe just prefix the line with ">" for every level of indentation. Unfortunately there's nothing that does this automatically, like a "reply with indent" button, you just have to copy the original comment, paste it in and indent the bits you're replying to.


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Thank you for the feedback. Your solution works well in one single text. But I don't know if it fits well to card's commentaries. Follow the explanation below and sorry by posting images link from imgbb. Every time I tried to upload an image to this post it simple charged the image and after it nothing happened as the image never existed.

1) In the example I want to answer Karen's comment (last post) clicking in Responder (Asnwer) link below the post:


2) This procedure allowed Trello's answer box:


3) And after I posted the answer (1st comment) it appears totally out of context related to the origin Karen's Question. So that is impossible an organised chat since the participants cannot figure out who is talking to who:


The best would be my answer to be shown indented and just below the question as your example.


Iain Dooley Community Leader Apr 29, 2019

@andre uebe yes there is no threading. It's more like a monolithic thread with the ability to format using interleaved replies in exactly the same way as one might do with email.

If you wanted to split a conversation into multiple threads, then one option would be to create a new card and link that card back to the original, then you could post a comment "@username I have continued the discussion here: CARDLINK" and you'd have all related cards linked in the attachments:

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