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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Grouping by Statuses
  3. Grouping by Lists
  4. Grouping by Users
  5. Grouping by Labels
  6. Grouping by Due dates
  7. Grouping by None

What is card grouping?

Card grouping is a feature allowing you to see your Board in many perspectives. The method of grouping cards determines the type of displayed lists to which cards are assigned. This feature is available in:

You can change it at a drop-down menu on the top right corner. There are several possible grouping options.


Selecting card grouping option from board menu. Positions on the list: Statuses, Lists, Users, Labels, Due date.

You can group by:

If you switch to any of card grouping views, you will always know to which list a card belongs to. If it is not assigned to any List or User, it will show up in "Unassigned" list or "No Lablel" list, in case of grouping by Labels. Hide empty lists using Display settings.

 TIP   In Kanban View there is also an option of vertical card grouping. You can use it together with horizontal card grouping to get the Kanban Swimlanes (two-dimensional card grouping).

The example below shows one-dimensional card grouping at Kanban view.

Group by Statuses

You can group all cards in the Board by their Statuses which is the default view. Read more about Card Statuses.

Kanban view with grouping by statuses. There are 4 status lists.

Interactions

You can move a card from one status list to another to change its Status. Every card can be assigned to only one Status.

Group by Lists

Board view grouped by Lists you created. You will see all the cards arranged by Lists to which they belong.

Kanban view with grouping by Lists. There are 3 lists: Unassigned, Electricity production, Company's internal needs.

Interactions

You can move a card from one List to another. Every card can be assigned to one List only.


Group by Users

In this view, you will see all the cards in a Board arranged by Users who are assigned to them as responsible.

The first list in a Board will be "Unassigned" which is a list for cards without any User assigned.

Kanban view with grouping by Users. There are 4 user lists.

Interactions

When you move a card from "Unassigned" to User's row, the card will be assigned to that person.

If you move a card from one User's row to another, the second User will be added as a responsible and the first User becomes a co-worker to this card.


Group by Labels

You can group your cards also by using Labels. If a card contains 2 or more Labels, it will be visible in every list it belongs.

Kanban view with grouping by Labels. There are 4 Label lists: Biopower, Solar power, Wind power, Hydropower.

Interactions

You can move a card from one Label list to another. This will result in adding new Label to this card. It will not remove the Label from the first list.

Group by Due date

In this grouping option, you will see cards ordered chronologically and grouped by due time. Lists will appear and dispose cards automatically. This feature is unavailable at Table view.


Kanban view with grouping by Due dates. There are 3 lists: Past, Next week, Later.

Interactions

You can't move cards between lists in this view.

Grouping by none

This option is available at Table, List and Gantt Chart view. You will not find it at Kanban view because it has no lists!

Table view with grouping by None. There are many cards one under another with no gruping.


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