How to move multiple trello cards to another list? Edited

Ton Bil I'm New Here Dec 02, 2017

Moving one card, all cards from a list or even a whole list is easy.

But every now and then I want to move from 3 to up to 30 cards from one list to another (on the same board, or to another board).

How can I do this?

If it's impossible: should I mail this question to feature-ideas@trello.com ?

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Matthew N Community Champion Dec 04, 2017

Hey Ton

There's not a way to select individual cards to be moved, so that would be a feature request as you suggested.

However, there may be a workaround using labels and ButlerBot Automation.  Essentially, this could go as follows, using a red label named Move and a list named Move as an example:

command: when a red "move" label is added to a card, move the card to list "move"

Then, any time you add a red "move" label to a card, it will move to the list "move". Then, you can move the entire list "move" over to your new board. To easily assign the label to a card, you can use the keyboard shortcut number associated with that label (1-9). 

To add custom automation using Butlerbot, follow these steps:

1) Add Butlerbot to your board here: https://www.butlerfortrello.com/dashboard.html
-- A new list will be created titled "Butler"
2) Add a new card to the Butler list using the command mentioned above.  Once the command is accepted, you will see a green checkbox on that card, and then the automation will begin for every label added afterwards.

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