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Task Multi-Select

Introduction

You can streamline your work by selecting and moving multiple tasks. To select multiple tasks in the Backlog and the Board, press and hold the Command key on a Mac or Control key on Windows, then click the tasks. To select multiple tasks listed together, click the first task, press and hold the shift key and click the last task. All tasks in between are included in the selection.

Selecting and unselecting tasks

You can multi-select tasks in the Backlog or the Board. Selecting tasks in both at the same time is not allowed. The table below presents all the possible actions:

Action

Description

Action

Description

Selecting more than one task is possible with (selected tasks are highlighted in blue):

cmd or ctrl + left mouse button

select tasks one by one

shift + left mouse button

select a range of tasks in backlog


select a range of cards planned for Boxes

Unselecting tasks is possible with:

ESC

unselect all selected tasks

click out of zone

unselect all selected tasks

cmd or ctrl + left mouse button

unselecting tasks one by one

Possible actions

Since tasks in the Backlog can be structured, not all operations are possible. The table below presents a detailed list of actions:

Selected tasks

Action

Selected tasks

Action

all children from one parent, but without a parent

outdent

multiple parents without children

n/a

parent + all his children

move up/down, indent, outdent

parent + selected children/without children

n/a

selected children from different parents, but without parents

n/a

selected children from single parent, but without a parent

move up/down, indent, outdent