I am currently using Trello to manage a short film project. I have uploaded sketches for each shot of my film but have several boards that require use of the same image.
I wondered if there was a way for me to reference the same images across multiple boards and cards.

At the minute I am uploading the same image several times. Or I have been adding a direct link to the current uploaded file. This appears as a hyperlink in the comments but doesn't give me the preview in the Trello card window which is what I want.

Even though there is currently no cap on space per user I am still conscious of uploading several files that are identical as it just seems to be a waste of space.

Am I missing something or is this a feature that does not yet exist?

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For the foreseeable future, just upload the image. Or you could use an image sharing site like http://imgur.com and just put in the URL.

I think the best way for Trello to solve this would be to pull down the image from a URL. For instance, when you paste a link from any of the popular image sharing sites to the chat client HipChat, it pulls down a preview of the image so you don't have to visit it. You could put in the URL multiple times and get a copy of the image each time without creating multiple uploads.

  • That sounds like it would be great! For now I will just continue as I have been. :) Thanks for your answer.
    – Steff
    Dec 2, 2011 at 20:06

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