Child Card Groups

When a single card is complex and covers a set of activities that need to be completed, try a child card functionality. Child cards (SubCards) are collected inside child card groups. It is located on the card elements section.

If you click on a child card in the child card group, it will open up.

When you want to create a child card group inside the card:

  1. Press on + Add element.
  2. Select  Child card group.
  3. Type a name and press Add.

Now you can add child cards by pressing + Add child card button. 

See how to add a card relation.

You can convert entire ToDo list into a child card group. It will be created with the same name. You can chose a destination board and list where the child cards will be created.

The progress of child card group completion is visible on the main icon circle. In the example below two of four cards is done, that is why half of the circle is bold.

To remove a child card group:

  1. Press the more button (three dots) on the child card group top right corner.
  2. Select Remove.
  1. Confirm your action.


You can make a ToDo list with specific steps to follow or create child card group with new cards relating to smaller tasks.

This relation is based on a parent and child relation. SubCards (child cards) are taken into account in work progress calculation of the main card.

Yes, KanBo provides automatic work progress calculation using the card elements like ToDo lists and child card groups.

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