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What is the best way to paste code into a Trello card?

Include formatted code by wrapping it in three backticks (```) at the beginning and end of the block, or by starting a line with four spaces. Important note — the triple backticks have to be on a ...
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Can a card in Trello display a table?

You can sort of fake it by using three backticks (```) to create a code block like this: ``` | Tables | Are | Cool | | ------------- |:-------------:| -----:| | col 3 is | ...
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How do I delete a list or card in Trello?

There is no Delete options for lists in Trello but there is one way to do it. Step#1: Create a new Board with any name. Step#2: Go to the list you want to delete, and find the 3 dots next to the ...
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How can I set a label on all cards in a particular list at once in Trello?

I'm not aware that there is currently any way to apply a label to all cards in a list at the same time. There is a proposal on the Trello development board to implement multi-select to make bulk ...
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Can Trello card description edits be logged in activity/history?

They are logged in the JSON export of the card. The current description under the desc key, and the previous revisions of the card are under the actions key, look for old -> desc.
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How do I embed an image from the web into a Trello card comment or description?

Further to the other answers: within the Description, you can also embed images that have been added as attachments to the card. (Note: this will only work in the description, and not in comments.) ...
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Default card assignment to self

It may not be automatic to assign yourself when creating new cards, but this instruction from Trello is about as it gets without being automatic. From Trello: To assign yourself to a card, press ...
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Creating a sublist inside a Trello list

You can create a sublist in a list. Just type three times space then create an element of a list like you would normally do.
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Can I name the labels on all my boards at the same time?

One way to easily transfer labels from one board to another, is to create a dummy card, assign all available labels to it and then move it to the new board. In this way only the default unnamed labels ...
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How can I mark a card in Trello as done and keep it in the original list?

Trello has recently added this feature to mark a card done by clicking on due date and it does turn green. http://blog.trello.com/mark-a-trello-card-as-done No more moving cards into done list or ...
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How do you handle dependencies between cards with Trello?

Check out Parent/Child Management for Trello extension. We faced the same problem for our Trello projects and have created this extension. It works great for us. Moreover, it's completely open source,...
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Can I hide a Trello List?

Chrome users can use the "Trellists" extension: Adds a nice bar at the top where all existing lists are shown Hide and show lists at board by clicking list name in the bar GitHub: https://github.com/...
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Is there a way to save a filter in Trello?

I believe this is now possible. Filtered view URLs can be accessed by filtering a board, and accessing the updated URL (or clicking the green "Filtering is on" button). Copy the updated URL and ...
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How to select multiple cards in a Trello board

Some of the tasks you mentioned can be performed with the keyboard. I.e. while you're not in add card mode, you can press "3" to add the third label to the card your mouse is over. So just hovering ...
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How do I delete a list or card in Trello?

First open your card in your Trello interface, then click at the "Share and more..." link on the bottom of the left sidebar of the card; then click at the "Delete" link.
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Creating a sublist inside a Trello list

It's not possible. You can, instead, create several checklists, and you'll have two levels: First level: a 'list' of checklists Second level: list in each checklist, as usual Advantages: When all ...
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How can I write equations using LaTex in a Trello card?

The description supports markdown and embedded images. I use a service from codecogs.com to write equations online and where it says "click here to download" copy the link and put that into the Trello ...
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Is it possible to have more than six labels in Trello?

As of November 21 2014, Trello allows you to add unlimited labels: http://blog.trello.com/introducing-unlimited-labels/
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Show cards from one Trello board on another board without duplicating

As I always wanted this feature, I wrote a bot that keeps cards in sync across Boards. See if it suits your needs. From the description: Hello, my name is cardsync and I am a bot designed to keep ...
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Using markdown in Trello to populate email subject and body

You need to use %20 to represent spaces. Here is the correct code: [Click here to open a template email](mailto:abc@xyz.com?Subject=Subject%20Text&Body=Thank%20you)
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How do I change date and time formats in Trello?

Change your language settings to English (UK) in your Atlassian account and you will get 24-hour time settings.
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Can I convert a checklist inside a card into a new card?

You can create a new card, and when adding a checklist "Copy" any checklist from the old card. Then you can go back to the original card and delete the checklist.
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Shortcut key for moving cards up or down in Trello

The Shortcusts for Trello Chrome Extension lets you move cards to the top. It's open source and there is a GitHub Issue on it to add shortcut for Card Move Up/Down. (Any JS developers willing to pull ...
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Bulk-assign cards to members in Trello

Until Trello supports better bulk actions, you have a few options. Keyboard Shortcuts Hover your mouse over a card Hit the A key to pop open the assign member dialog Type the member's name Hit Esc ...
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How to let random users add a card to a public Trello board?

Trello now offers an invite collaborators by URL feature (currently in beta). Steps Show Menu Add Members > Invite people by giving them a special link… Place the URL in a conspicuous place like ...
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How do I hide and show entire tasks lists in Trello?

Use Trellists Chrome Extension. It puts a directory of all lists within a board at the top of the screen. You can toggle their visibility from there. Trellists - Chrome AddOn
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Can Trello card description edits be logged in activity/history?

Trello's (non-technical) instructions for recovering the description of a card that has been changed: http://help.trello.com/article/783-recovering-the-description-of-a-card-that-has-been-changed ...
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Can I mention an attachment in my comments/activity on Trello?

Yes, of course. In the attachment section within the card, each attached file have a comment button. You just: Click on the comment button of the attachment The comment form will have the Markdown (...
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Trello/Zapier: Move card to list automatically on due date

Using the Trello API, I created a bot that can do exactly what you want (and a lot more). It's been running for a while with very satisfied users (see this reddit thread). To use it, you invite user "...
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Can I sign into two different Trello accounts at the same time?

If you use Chrome, you can create multiple personalities and use them side-by-side, each remembering its own login. I use this regularly for multiple Google and Microsoft cloud service logins. Each ...

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