Cards can have different dates assigned to them, such as a start date or due date. The time dependency of a date is indicated by the color of the dot:
- red – marks the dates of the overdue cards,
- orange – marks the dates within the current week,
- grey – marks the dates for the next weeks and past dates.
Clicking on the dot opens a preview of the day and the ability to go to the corresponding card.
If there are 2 or more dates in the same term, the dot will be larger and will contain a number of dates for that term.
When a card date is set on a card with the Information status role, the color of the upcoming date is not changed to orange. This status symbolizes information, as opposed to the other statuses, which indicate stages of work.
In the example above, you can see a big dot with two card dates on the timeline. They are from two different cards. One of them has an Information status role assigned and the other has an In progress status role assigned. That is why they have different colors.
Enabling the timeline
By default, every new space has the timeline feature turned off. You can disable its presence in the Kanban view display settings.
Scheduling cards using timeline
Once you have added dates to cards in your space, they will appear as dots on the timeline. A timeline is a tool not only for displaying dates but also for managing them.
Click on a dot to open the date preview. Then drag a date and drop them to another day on the timeline. The chosen date of the card will be changed accordingly to your choice.
Adding due dates
Drag a card and drop it to a preferred day on the timeline to add a due date to the card.
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