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Users always wanted an option to change board icons with emoji. We believe that design in Columns should help to focus and emoji would add unnecessary colorful mess and distraction. So we decided to make our unique icons.

We’ve made 70 icons and we’re gonna make 7 more icons each week. If you need a specific icon just leave a note here.

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1. Canceled cards

There is a new option available in Columns—it’s called a Canceled card. There are a few ways to use it: most importantly to track what was canceled. For example, you’re working on naming your project and you have a long list of names that you want to cross out, but don’t want to delete entirely. The “Canceled card” allows to keep track of everything on your list without losing important information.

Also, you can use ‘canceled cards’ as a replacement for checked cards — with this feature you can strike out things from your to-do list.

2. Custom card style

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From the beginning, there was an option to select what card style you want to use in your board ☑ checkbox, → arrow, • dot, or — dash. Now we have extended your options. You can select different card styles for each column or heading. You can select a unique item style for a checklist too. …


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Good news everyone! Columns now have Archive. Multiple archives, actually. But more on this later.

Archive is a place for stuff you want to hide, but don’t want to be deleted. Simple as that. Completed to-dos, long term ideas, or past events — anything you don’t need at the moment you can move to Archive.

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There is not just a single archive though, but many of them. Each column has its own. It makes a lot of sense if you think about it — It’s so much easier to find an archived card in a place it initially belonged to than rummage through some overfull junk folder. …

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