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Is there a job number generator software that links with Trello?

Hi all, I use Trello for my project management, I'm currently creating job numbers with excel, approx 100 a week. This seems very inefficient and I was wondering if there is a job number generator software that links or is compatible with Trello. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

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Hello @boyandbirdcollective 

Every card in a Trello board has a unique number, starting at 1 for the first one created, then incrementing thereafter. By default, that number isn't shown anywhere, and there are a few browser-side add-ins like Trello Card Numbers that make it visible, but a much easier way is to create a custom field and store the card's number in it.

  1. Create a new custom number field called 'ID' (or whatever you want to call it)
  2. Create a new Butler rule
  3. Add a Trigger of the type Card Move, with the condition 'when a card is added to the board'
  4. Add an Action of the type Field, with the condition 'set custom field "ID" to "{cardnumber}"'
  5. Save the rule

The full rule will be:

when a card is added to the board, set custom field "ID" to "{cardnumber}"

The variable {cardnumber} will be substituted with the number of the card when the rule runs.

Voila! A unique, incrementing number field for every card.

If you want the field to have some extra identifying information, make it a custom text field, so you can set it to something fancy like "ABC-{cardnumber}" or "{boardname}-{cardnumber}" etc. Read the Trello variables page to see all the variables available for use in Butler rules.

milynnus Rising Star May 12, 2021

@David Bakkers 

Thanks for sharing. I did not know that the card number is unique to the board. Definitely useful to have in a developer’s toolkit. 

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Clarification:

 {cardid}

The internal ID of the card (for example, FY2OWrnc). This value is always constant.

 

{cardnumber}

The internal number of the card on the board (for example, 48). This value changes when the card is moved to another board (not always available).

 

Hi @boyandbirdcollective 

 

We also use Card Numbers by Reenhanced..works perfectly! :)

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