GH-Elements

Task Board

Task Board is a gh-element that allows to display items in interactive board. This allows the user to move items between columns, which changes the value of the specific field. Despite its name, the task board can be used for different purposes.

Value Format

This element have no field value.

Element Options

At first sign the task board configuring is quite complex. This element has many settings, which makes it very versatile.

Field and Main Settings

The field settings of task board contains only standard options. As for main settings, there are lots of settings that are important for element work. Some of them are constant:

Name Description
Application allows to select the source application; details...
Column type allows to select the type of columns; details...
Card View Id allows to select the view that will be displayed in task board; details...
Card action allows to select the action after clicking; details...
Open card view allows to select the view which will be opened after card action; details...
Duration field id allows to select the duration field; details...
Sort type allows to select the type of sorting; details...

Others vary depending on the types of columns. They appear individually for a particular column type, of which there are only three:

  • Date Type

    Field and main settings with date column type of task board element

For date board you have to select the date field that will determines in which column the item will be located. The days of the current week are columns.

Name Description
Date field id allows to select the date field; details...
  • Status Type

    Field and main settings with status column type of task board element

As a status field can be used elements like radio button, radio icon, or options. Their options will be used as columns.

Name Description
Status field id allows to select the status field; details...
  • Field Item Reference Type

    Field and main settings with reference column type of task board element

This type takes all the values of the selection item's reference field as columns.

Name Description
Application for Columns allows to select the source application for columns; details...
Field for Columns Title allows to select the field from which values will be taken for columns titles; details...
Sort Field for Columns Title allows to select the field by which the columns will be sorted; details...
Sort type for field allows to select the sort type; details...
Field for item reference allows to select the field for item reference; details...

Application

This is the source application. Its items will be displayed in the task board.

Column type

These types determine what data the board will be based on.

Card View ID

This is the view which will be displayed as task card in the board.

Card Action

This is the action that happens after the user clicks on the item card. There are only two possible actions:

  • Open Item. The specific view of the selected item will open in a new window.
  • View Dialog. The view of selected item will be opened as a popup window.

If nothing is selected, nothing will happens after clicking on the item.

Open Card View

This is the view that will be opened after clicking on the item in the board.

Duration Field ID

Select the duration field for item cards.

Sort Type

This type determines the order in which the elements in the columns will be displayed.

Date Field ID

This is the field that determines the column in which the item is located.

Status Field ID

This is the field from which values will be taken for status type columns.

Application For Columns

This is the source application from which fields for column will be taken. It can be used only when columns has field item reference type.

Field For Columns Title

All possible values of this field will be used as columns of task board.

Sort Field For Columns Title

This is the field by which columns will be sorted.

Sort Type For Field

This function determines the sort type for task board columns.

Field For Item Reference

This is the item reference field by which the item cards are distributed in columns.

Filters

Current element has two types of filters. One of them is applied to only one column type, another filter all items.

Filters of task board element

Name Description
Item Reference Filter allows to configure which columns will be displayed; details...
Items Filter allows to configure which items will be displayed in the task board; details...

Item Reference Filter

Add the filters to configure columns of the board. Namely, they allows to configure which values of item reference field will be displayed as columns.

Items Filter

You can configure which items will be displayed in the task board using different filters.

Color Styles

The last group of options allows to make different styles for different items.

Color styles of task board

Name Description
Text color allows to select the color of the item card; details...
Conditions allows to configure which items will be displayed in which color; details...
Edit allows to edit and delete the color style; details...

Text color

This function allows to set the color for specific items.

Conditions

With this function, you can add filters that customize which elements have which colors.

Edit

This function allows to edit and delete the color style.

Element Style

Despite the fact that this element is quite complex, it has only standard style options. It also has only a few types of interpretation.

Style of task board element

Data Model

The full item data model has the following properties:

{
    "data_model": {
        "action": "open_item",
        "app_id": "28793",
        "app_id_item_ref": "28793",
        "card_view_id": "1529247",
        "column_type": "0",
        "date_field_id": "679556",
        "duration_field_id": "679457",
        "field_id": "679456",
        "field_id_item_ref": "679456",
        "filters_list_color": [{
            "color": "#08aeea",
            "filters_list": []
        }],
        "filters_list_item_ref_items": [],
        "filters_list_items": [],
        "interpretation": [],
        "open_card_view_id": "1529231",
        "sort_field_id": "",
        "sort_type": "ascending",
        "sort_type_field": "ascending",
        "status_field_id": "679590"
    }
}
Name Type Description
action string contains the name of the action after clicking on item cards
app_id string contains ID of the source application
app_id_item_ref string contains ID of the application from which the fields for column will be taken
card_view_id string contains ID of the view that is displayed in the board
column_type number contains ID of the selected column type
date_field_id string contains ID of the date field
duration_field_id string contains Id of the duration field
field_id string contains ID of the field from which the values will be taken to form the columns
field_id_item_ref string contains ID of the field of item reference
filters_list_color array contains all color styles of items
color string contains hex code of the selected style
filters_list array contains all filters for current color style
filters_list_item_ref_items array contains all filters for item reference
filters_list_items array contains all filters for items
interpretation array contains all element interpretation types
open_card_view_id string contains ID of the view that will be displayed in task board
sort_field_id string contain ID of the field by which items will be sorted
sort_type string contains selected type of sorting items
sort_type_field string contains selected type of column sorting
status_field_id string contains ID of the field from which value will be taken as columns of status type

Filtration

Since this element displays items, you can filter them within it, but not across the task board.

Interpretation

The task board has only Two types of interpretation:

Types of task board interpretation

Default

This interpretation type allows to display a full board with all tasks. It also allows users to drag and drop items.

Plain Text

This type allows element to be displayed as an icon.