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Use Trello Butler to identify next incomplete item in checklist

I am trying to use the Butler feature in Trello along with Custom Fields Power-Up to display the next "unchecked" item on a checklist on the front card so I can see it without opening the card.  

Currently I have the created the rule [when the "{checklistitemname}" item is checked by me, set custom field "Next Activity" to "{checklistitemname}"]

The problem is this rule will display the checklist item that I just marked as complete. I am looking for a variable or way to indicate that the "Next Activity" should be set to whatever the next incomplete is on the checklist for that item. 

Is there a way to do this?

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there is a way, but it involves 2 constraints.

- items must be converted into linked cards.

- items must be ordered in reverse in the checklist (the first item at the last position and the last at the first position in the checklist). 

Still interested ?

the continuation here...

when an item is checked, for each card linked from an incomplete item in checklist "{checklistname}", find the first card linked in the attachments, and set custom field "Next Activity" to "{multipliercardname}"

Thank you for that information. I will just manually type in the next activity since that seems less inconvenient than working within the constraints listed above. 

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