Multiple select or bulk editing

I cannot seem to find out how to do this if it is even possible: If I have a bunch of requests come into a tasks board, and I want to “bulk edit” them, can I do it? Like, set due date on all or, set priority to high on all etc.

There are a lot of aspects of Fibery which are “frictionless” which is fantastic, but I’m hoping I am missing something.

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@rickcogley Unfortunately batch editing is not implemented yet.

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Hi !

When is it planned to be implemented ?

This makes Fibery unusable for a lot of usecase, because it means we can’t really add new columns on existing tables and quickly set a value to all cards
=> we would have to do them one by one, and there can be hundreds of them… which is not understandable, I am maybe missing something too for doing this?

I can’t see any way to do it in table or board views for instance,

Regards

@c.game We are considering implementation in the next couple of weeks. Is this the only showstopper for Fibery adoption in your company?

Urgently needed

This here is not possible in Fibery…
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Same with pasting a list into fibery, not possible too…
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See this thread too

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There is also the ability to see Rich Text fields in the Table view, which is hindering a good understanding of the tool and no-brainer imports, but there is the workaround of using only simple text fields will do the job, so it’s clearly 10x less critical than bulk edit

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We are using Fibery similar to what is displayed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7I-m3Bzzvg and bulk transitioning/editing items from column to another column is a must. When you plan for iteration, there are lots of moving issues around and it’s really tedious to do one-by-one.

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I would also like to support this request. In addition, per @hannukle your comment, one other bulk action I’m really finding myself needing is being able to move an Entity to a different type - for example if something went in Fibery as a task, but it’s really a Project.

I talked about that here:

If you think about the structure of Fibery, and one of the things that makes it great, it’s that Entities are each a “type” of their own. In most other work management apps, you’ll have a notion of a “task” entity. Then, if you want to use the task as a “customer,” or “asset” like piece of equipment or blog post, you have to “tag” that task to give that attribute. In Fibery, you can just create a “type” right off and build it out as your need requires. That’s great.

However, I really think you need to be able to change the Type as during the flow of using Fibery at scale, this need can happen a lot. In the other Work Management apps that use “tasks,” you can easily just swap out tags at will. But in Fibery, without being able to change “Type,” I am finding a pretty big restriction in daily operations without having this capability.

Thanks guys!

@mdubakov I know there have been a number of shake ups re: the priorities for feature requests on account of COVID-19. Is this still high on the list of priorities?

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Batch copy/paste and batch delete for Table View is in scope for the next 2 months

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Made a simple tutorial on how to do batch editing without Fibery supporting it yet.
TLDR; export + batch copy/paste is your friend

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I actually did not know you could do that! Very cool, and great, short video! Thank you.