Moving tasks between user stories and maybe even projects

Dear Community,

Let me start with praise: I love the format of your guides, the videos etc. And [humour]* (added to my personal “to be watched” task list :wink: )
For social and procedural experiment’s sake, I have invited members of a non-IT NGO project (and thus I had also read this useful guide for “us”) to use Taiga.
Now, having also read this RTFM about the Taiga tasks themselves or [this one]* before asking this here, I am not sure how to move tasks between the user story cards or projects, and not only reordering them within their card.
The only unwieldy solution I have come up is to export the lot to e.g. CSV, tinkers with them outside Taiga, and then import the lot back.
→ Is there a simpler way in the Taiga’s UI itself?

PS. “Sorry new users can put only two links in a post”, alas, so e.g. the one to Princess Bride has to go.

Hi there, Manamana (do do do do do, assuming it’s a Muppets reference)!

As far as I know, it is not possible to move tasks between projects. But moving them to another User Story is trivial using the Scrum module!

First, you need to create a sprint and move your User Stories there. Then open the sprint Taskboard, and it shows a Kanban-like interface where you can freely drag around tasks from one User Story to another and change their state.

If you need further help, I could attach some pictures.

Hope this helps!


@Charlie -san,

Oh, I do do do do do, and indeed, it is the Muppets reference, see also my avatar. (Sometimes I play the Statler and Waldorf’s roles in other non-Taiga projects, but not here ;).

Now, I/we use Kanban (we had tried the Scrum version, but it was too involved for our needs) - I could send you the link via DM only, but don’t know how to yet either (I have tried the obvious solutions by visiting your profile).
Even when I click the Expanded board view and see the tasks within the User Stories, I can’t move the Tasks only. Also there is no pop-up menu next to individual tasks in a User Story view - you can only move them up and down.
I sanity checked the archived Scrum one, and can’t either, see here, trying to move #4 Task A to #6 Target User Story:

Am I missing the obvious?

@Manamama You can still use Kanban and have Scrum only to move tasks between User Stories! (a little overkill maybe, but it works)

First, we create US 1 and US 2 and add three tasks to US 1 on Kanban:

We then create a placeholder sprint to put the User Stories there, like so:

And then we can go to the sprint taskboard and move tasks around:

Back to Kanban, the tasks have moved between stories!

Hope this helps better!


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After adding this step to your helpful tutorial (the screenshots helped a lot):

Go to the [backlog] and drag user stories to this sprint; split the stories into tasks to track them separately.

from Taiga online help itself (also clever and useful, ta), I am getting now what I wanted, without e.g. a pesky export out and in:

→ If this helpful trick is not in anywhere in Help already let us add it.
(It is especially useful for non Scrum enabled kanbans, created after following the kanban Wizard.)
Or it may be too obvious for IT folks who may come here from JIRAs etc.

Now, I gather you are a dev or a power user (aka Elder) here, correct?