LeanKit's step-by-step guide on how to edit a card's details.
Tip: When editing card settings, the card preview in the bottom left-hand side of the window will reflect any changes that you make, so you know what the card will look like before you save the card.
Once you open the card, in the Details tab, you can change the card’s:
- Card Type
- Start / Finish Dates
- Card ID
- Custom Icon (labelled Class of Service by default)
- The card’s status as Blocked or Unblocked.
When adding or removing a block, you will be asked to provide a reason/description of the block.
You can also add or remove tags from the card, select or change a parent card, and specify a link to an External URL and text description to go along with it.
In the Assigned Users tab, you can see a list of all users associated to the account. In order to assign/unassign a user to this card, simply click on the user, and a checkmark will appear/disappear to the right of their name. Users assigned to the card are now grouped at the top of the list, under the Assigned Users heading. Users that are not assigned to the card are shown on the lower section of the list, under Unassigned Users.
Each board in an Advanced or Premium edition account can have its own custom card fields. These fields can be one of four types: either free-form text, numerals, date, or a list of options in a dropdown menu. Each board can have up to four custom fields. Custom fields can be created or configured by board administrators only. Custom Fields on the cards can then be used by other board users.
Click here to learn more about Custom Fields.
In LeanKit, you can create parent-child connections between cards. This makes it easier to track and manage the progress of work distributed across multiple teams. The Child Cards tab allows you to easily create and view these connected cards.
To learn more about connecting cards, click here.
In the Comments tab, you can see all comments that users have made on this card. To add a comment, type your message in the text editor and select Post Comment.
In the Attachments tab, you can view, add, or delete a card’s attachments. To add an attachment, you can simply drag the file from your computer to this window. Alternatively you can select the “browse and choose file” option and select the file that you would like to upload. If necessary, add a file description, and then click Save Attachment.
To download an attachment from a card, simply click on the download button to the right of the file name to download. You can also delete an attachment by clicking on its trashcan icon, or edit its description/file version by clicking on the pencil and paper icon.
Note: Depending on your LeanKit edition, you may have different restrictions as to the maximum upload size and storage capacity of your board.
Please see our Compare Editions page for details.
For a better understanding of when, why, and how things have happened within LeanKit, the history of each card is recorded automatically. Once very difficult to achieve with tactile boards, now it's easy to find out information such as:
- Who created the card
- Who moved the card
- Where the card was moved to/from
- When the card was moved
- Who assigned the card, to whom it was assigned, and when
- Who changed the card details (e.g., description, tags, etc.)
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