Use templates with relative dates on cards for events planning

Hi All,

Very new to Trello and looking for some help.

I plan lots of events all with the same series of tasks, but with different actual event dates.

I want to use a template to create a new Trello board for each event but with a different final deadline and each task to automatically change its due date relative to the event date.

For example Task 1 might need to be completed 2 weeks before the event date. And task 2 only a day before the event date.

Is this possible?

I used to do this in Todoist by uploading a csv template that set due dates for each task relative to the event date by formula.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi Will,

 

Unfortunately, that's not possible in Trello, as due dates aren't relative and will always be static data points.

 

I'll let the team know that's something you're looking for!

Thanks Michael,

Is there a way to upload cards with a due date automatically, ala copy and paste from Excel columns?

There isn't, unfortunately.

 

We've got some information about how to programmatically add cards to Trello that might help here: http://help.trello.com/article/751-importing-data-into-trello

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