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    JotForm > Zapier > Trello - Conditional board selection

    Asked by jrittenhouse on January 28, 2014 at 02:35 PM

    Hi,

    I am attempting to create a form that is capable of creating cards within a certain board on Trello.

    The problem I am running into is this: I need the response to one of my drop down fields within the form to determine which board the card gets posted to on Trello. The problem is Zapier needs the Board ID Number (long meaningless (to most users) number) to select the proper board, rather than the board name (which is MUCH easier for users ot identify).

    It sounds like Zapier is pretty far away from making the update to streamline this, so I'm looking for an alternative solution in the short term.

    Could you please tell me if something like the following would be possible with in JotForm? my idea was:

    1. include a dropdown field for the user to select the board name

    2. based on their selection, populate another field with the appropriate Board ID Number

    3. use that field in Zapier to select the board

    I know this is not part of the conditions currently available in JotForm. Is there another way to acheive this?

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    thanks,

    Josh

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on January 28, 2014 at 04:01 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    It is possible to use a 'Custom Filters' option on your Zaps to get the conditional actions.

    Example:

    The following submissions will trigger mentioned filter.

    It means that you will need to create a separate Zap for each board. There might be some other options, but I am not much familiar with these services.

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.

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    Answered by jrittenhouse on January 28, 2014 at 04:04 PM

    with Zapier's price schedule, having a zap for each board that I have on trello is not an option. thanks anyways!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on January 28, 2014 at 05:33 PM

    1. include a dropdown field for the user to select the board name

    2. based on their selection, populate another field with the appropriate Board ID Number

    3. use that field in Zapier to select the board

    There is a problem on the second item. We do not have conditions in our form builder to populate the form fields based on some actions.

    Also, it seems that each Trello List has different ID, so that you will also need to send the List ID along with the Board ID.

    Prepopulation might be possible with custom javascript and form source code, so it can be done with some extra work.

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    Answered by jrittenhouse on January 29, 2014 at 12:15 PM

    thanks for the feedback. I think I'll just condense things down on Trello to one board to avoid the extra script. I appreciate it.