Interactive Charts for Trello using Bridge24

By | 2018-04-29T22:28:44+00:00 April 21st, 2018|

Bridge24 New Feature - ChartsTrello is a great operational tool for users to centrally collaborate on board and card information. However, reporting features are limited! With Bridge24, users can connect dynamically to Trello and instantly create and export powerful charts and card lists for basic reports.

Benefits of Using Charts

Charts aide in a quick understanding of the distribution of cards and provide an overview to access information through a visual representation. Rather than looking through lists and lists of cards or extensive filtering and searching, find information at a glance visually through a chart. The chart can also be exported (PDF format) to share with managers or co-workers to quickly see patterns and other aggregate information for comparisons, etc.

Charts Based on a Board or Filters, and How to Access

The charts in Bridge24 are contextual and based on the current cards displayed from a board or filter results. In the case where you wish to include archived cards, you can create a filter and include the “Archived” status. Using the filters you can also create charts across boards. Once the desired list of cards is presented, click on the Charts menu item in the header area, and select the “Charts for displayed cards”. The predefined charts will then display.

The predefined charts for Trello are Cards by: board, member, status type, list, label color, label name, created by week, and more

Chart Types Offered

The different chart types supported are: Pie chart, doughnut, polar, horizontal bar, and vertical bar.

Vertical Bar Example with Some Explanation

Here is a chart example representing a vertical bar chart for all cards from all boards. Below the chart, you’ll find some explanation on points A to H.

Refer to chart above:

  • (A) Use the dropdown from the top right to change between chart types
  • (B) The Chart’s position can be moved by dragging the move icon on the top left
  • (C),(D) The chart can be hidden from the bottom left, and retrieved/displayed from the chart select dropdown on the top
  • (E) The size on number of columns is controlled from the sliders presented beside the chart select dropdown
  • (F) Show/hide the legend
  • (G) Export to PDF the chart (and possible to export the associated card list as well)
  • (H) Clicking on a legend segment will hide/display the associated card’s usage from the chart

Chart Drilldown

Click on any segment in the displayed chart and you are presented by the associated (filtered) card list. You can click on the card to open the Edit panel to view or update information for the card. There is another option (Open in Grid) at the bottom to open the filtered list within the Power grid.

Export Chart and Card List to PDF

An export feature is available that creates a formatted PDF to easily print or send via email. Optionally, the list of associated cards by segment is also provided in the exported PDF.

Coming Soon

  • Stackable charts – Stack information within 1 chart (example, Assignees and stacked boards)

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Bridge24 Team
Bridge24 is a reporting and exporting application for Asana, Trello, Basecamp, and AceProject that allows dynamic connectivity to your data which can be viewed and manipulated in ways not possible in the native application. Stay tuned for more exciting features on the way! Be sure to provide us your feedback about what you would like to see inside of Bridge24!

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