Looking for a column where you can select multiple choices from a list of options? If you're looking for a way to show multiple options onto your boards, check out the Dropdown column.
How to add it
Add the Column by clicking the '+' to the right of your Columns and selecting "Dropdown" from the resulting menu like this:
How it works
Once your column is added, click inside the cell and add/edit your dropdown options.
To select multiple options from the dropdown menu, you can simply just select multiple options from the list.
To work with the Dropdown column more efficiently, try using some of the below keyboard shortcuts!
- ENTER: To create a new label or select the first label, simply press ENTER
- CTRL (PC) or CMD (Mac): You can choose multiple options without closing the dialog by holding on CTRL (for PC users) or Command (for Mac users)
- ESC: For closing the dialog
Copy/paste to the dropdown column
If you have a list of labels that you'd like to transfer directly to the dropdown column, you can do that simply by copying the relevant labels from your Excel or Google Docs and paste it into the dropdown column.
To delete a label click on "add/edit label" and hover over the X option:
Turning the dropdown column into tags
You can convert your dropdown column into tags using the Tags column. The tags created are based on the labels used in each cell of the dropdown. 🙌
To convert your dropdown column, click on the three-dot menu to the right of your Dropdown column, click on "Change column type" and then "Tags" as below:
Once done, you dropdown column will turn into a Tags column. 🙌
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