Our team is finding it difficult to communicate about the items on a card because replies are not threaded. I'm wondering if there's a way we don't know about (a powerup, maybe?) to achieve threaded comments on cards inside Trello. Thanks in advance.
Absolutely 1000% agree....It is VERY difficult to efficiently keep tracking of threaded conversations (or lack thereof). If you want to reply to a comment deep in the middle of 20, you reply and it puts your response at the top. We pay for biz class and like another poster are knee deep in the usage for our over 100+ projects and this experience stinks. Please add this functionality.
+1 for threaded comments. It would vastly improve our productivity to track where changes in our systems need to be made and also feedback on individual problems more effectively.
Is anyone aware of a plugin which supports this in the interim until it appears on the Trello development roadmap? Thanks in advance!
I'm referring as everybody to comments. That Sendboard powerup shows threaded emails. We will never receive or send emails from Trello, we are ok about emails managment. Have you tested that Sendboard powerup? Can you thread card comments? without setting any email thing?
Funny we are hopping to see changes on Trello. It was acquired by Atlassian (Jan 2017) and has more than 25 million users. It was Atlassian’s 18th acquisition at that time. The company planned to keep both the Trello service and brand alive without immediate changes. At its core, Atlassian’s own JIRA project management service already features a Trello-like Kanban board , for example. That’s only a small part of what JIRA does, however, and for many potential users, a board is really all they need to keep track of their projects. JIRA also features a full-blown issue-tracking service, reports, and an on-premise version that enterprises can run on their own servers. I doubt Atlassian wants to make Trello any better than it is because it can draw users away.
In other words, what we hope will never happen. We better look for an alternative if we really need threaded comments, its a shame, still it's the true.
A great shame they won't develop this change for Trello - I think it would give them the edge in the market when compared with Asana and other Kanban-based systems. I don't know of any other systems that offer the same level of functionality as Trello, coupled with threaded comments.
Are there any alternatives to Trello that DO offer this functionality? We're unlikely to switch from Trello any time soon as we've just trained everyone up and set card templates up for teams to use but I'm just curious.
Maybe we'll have to start using Reddit ;)
There's not a way to thread replies to a comment , however there's a workaround that I recommend:
You can right click on a time stamp below a comment to copy the comment URL. Then you can paste that comment URL to the new comment... at least this way there will be a point of reference for the comment being made. If you click on the link in the comment, you'll see a little blue bar beside the comment it's linking to.
+1 for threaded comments. We currently pay for Trello Team and are deep in the eco-system. I find it super confusing to understand what is going on especially as cards address more complex matters. Threaded messages along with the ability to email from a card to an outside user (see Sendboard) being an integral part of Trello will help keep it more relevant and expand it's potential. At the moment we are getting overwhelmed with the shear number of power-ups and the strapped on cost of some of the more effective add-ons. We are approaching the point where the cost of all combined and the lack of some now "expected" features makes us seriously consider other alternatives.
My company is - well, I guess was - reviewing Trello business as a tool for our teams. We've loved pretty much everything about it and were just waiting to pull the trigger until we could figure out how to make threaded comments work (we assumed we weren't seeing the power up or something, as it felt less likely that this essential feature would actually not be included). Glad I found this thread and am looking into Slack now as an option for our teams.
Trello, it's so disappointing to see that for a few years this same request is being made and ignored. We aren't asking for a 7th shade of blue or more stickers. Users have pointed out for years now that a CRUCIAL feature is being left out of your service. Our team is almost done with our two-week trial and some of our cards have dozens of comments between multiple people. The confusion and frustration I've had from the lack of threaded comments has literally made me less productive, as I've had to take real time and energy trying to figure out what people are referring to. The workout is not realistic and just not good enough.
This is the ONLY reason why you aren't getting roughly 80 new business subscriptions today.
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