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Child cards

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Child card is one of possible relations, see more info here.

Visibility of child cards

You can see what are child cards of your card by entering the Relations section in a card.

All cards which are children are the child cards. 

In Card, child cards are collected in child card groups so it's easier for you to manage them and see all important information.

The special meaning of The List/Status Role None
This role marks a card as NOT WORK RELATED. Cards that are not representing any work are treated in a special way by KanBo:

  • the reminders do not fire
  • the due dates are not shown in colors because they cannot be overdue (NOT WORK)
  • they are not indicated by icons on the card fronts in Board View

Adding a child card

You can add a child card in several ways:

In Card, go to Relation on the left menu panel, then select Add relation - Child.

Choose a card to become a child card. Learn more about adding Card relations here.

Now click on Add relation.

2) Create a child card group and click +Add child card on the right content panel.



Now there are 3 ways to select for a Card.

- search for the card - In field search for the card you can start typing a card's name to find it or simply paste here the full URL of a Card so it will be found automatically and then just press ADD.

- select existing card - You can also click on "Select existing card" to find a card through existing cards. 

Board is by default is a current board. You can start typing any other board's name to find it or use a dropdown menu to choose.

Choose also a list and a card from this list.

- create a new card - add a new card to become a card related to this original card.

Specify where you would like to create this new card. In Board selection, by default, current board is chosen. You can start typing any other board's name to find it or use a dropdown menu to choose.

We have made an improvement also in the child card group, while you are using the megapicker. When there is a card already added as a child, it won’t be shown again in the megapicker’s search results.

If you now add one card as a child card and will look for it for the second time, the search won't show you any new results.

3) Convert a Todo list item into a child card. Hover your cursor over an item and select button.

Now select Convert to child card.

Tip: You can convert a to-do item into a child card if you move a user by Drag&Drop into an item.



Tip: When you move a user (using Drag&Drop) into a child card, he will become a person responsible or a co-worker (if for now there are no users responsible) in this child card.

4) You can use Quick Actions on a card to add child cards. 

To set Quick Actions, hover your cursor at the left corner of a Card and click a pencil icon. Now choose Add child card button and use Megapicker to select a desired card.

Change the order of child cards

You can change the position of child cards in a child card group by using Drag&Drop.

Remove child cards

You can go to the Relations section and then hover over a chosen card relation. Now select three dots button and select Remove.

If you disconnect relations between the current Card and child card, this child card will disappear from the child card Group and relations will be removed.  

You can delete child cards also from the child card group.

Hover your cursor over a chosen child card, select 

button and then Detach.


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