Duplicating Boards

You can use the old board to create a new, similar one without having to recreate all the cards and settings from scratch. Learn how to copy a board.

You must have an Adding Board role to duplicate boards.

In order to duplicate a board:

  1. Go to Board Menu.
  2. Select  Copy Board.

Another way to make this action is selecting this option from the board tile in KanBo Home Page.

  1. Then, you need to enter the name for the new board. Optionally you can set a start and end date or change the default background color.
  2. If there were document sources, you must decide, if you want to:
    • copy,
    • attach,
    • or don’t include documents at all.
  3. Then you must select to create New Office 365 Group or attach to existing one.
  1. Press Copy.

Another way to create a new board based on the existing board is the board template. Use your proven board as a pattern for new ones.

A copied board will have the same structure as the original board, according to the following rules:


Yes, during board duplication you can decide if you want to copy, attach or don’t include board documents at all. You can also change the name and background color during the duplication process.

Board owners, members and visitor will not be copied.

We recommend to create a board template, use it to make new boards periodically and closing the old ones (closed board can be restored).

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