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When X number of items are checked in a checklist, trigger


Hi all,

I'm new to automation and a little stumped.

I have a checklist with 3 items. I'd like to setup some labelling rules. I can do the basics just fine, but what I'd really like to achieve is:


  • When 1 of the 3 items is checked, remove all labels, add the yellow label
  • When 2 of the 3 items are checked, remove all labels, add the orange label


Can someone help me achieve this please? It's likely very simply but I can't find it anywhere 


3 answers

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You could use the smart value .size and the Advanced Compare condition (see

e.g. have an Advanced condition that checks for:

{{issue.My checkbox field name.size}}



And then in that block set the appropriate labels

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Hannah Morgan Community Leader Sep 13, 2021

How about splitting out the items into different checklists? So, you would have 3 checklists - if you only have 3 check-items, you would just add one item per checklist. So you would then set your rules like so:

Checklist A: when all items in this checklist are complete, remove all labels and add the yellow label.
Checklist B: When all items in this checklist are complete, remove all labels, add the orange label.

And the 3rd check-item would be nested under Checklist C.

You could then create templates with the checklists/check-items already populated so you don't have to always be manually creating 3 individual checklists for each card.

@Nathan Fuller 

While the data points exist as variables,  there is no trigger of the kind you described. You have to use http request to some endpoint to handle this type of automation. 

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