Looking for a column where you can choose from a list of options? If you're looking for a way to show multiple options onto your boards, check out the dropdown column.
Adding the column
To add it, click on the + icon located on the top right of your board and select "more columns". Once in the center, select the option "dropdown" as in the screenshot below:
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. The number of dropdown options is unlimited!
- 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. The tags created are based on the labels used in each cell of the dropdown. 🙌
To convert your dropdown column, click on change column type and then "tags" as below:
Once done, you dropdown column will turn into a tags column.
If you have any questions about this or anything else in this article, feel free to reach out to us at customer success at firstname.lastname@example.org