How can I limit cards being moved if a checklist isn't completed?

Corey Hickson November 5, 2019

I'd like to limit cards from moving one column to another when a checklist (our definition of done) isn't all checked off.

Is there a way I can enforce this?


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Jack Hunter _HeroCoders_
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November 6, 2019

Hi Corey,

Next-Gen projects do not support workflow validators as Classic projects do. Therefore it is not possible to block the transition (moving cards between columns). 

There is an open request to allow editing workflow in Next-Gen which you may want to vote and comment:

You can read more in the following posts and articles:

In the meantime, the only way to block transition is to move to a classic project and use workflow validator.
The exact steps depend on your checklist implementation. If you are a user of Issue Checklist Free/Pro then you can find a guide of how it works here:


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