Timeline View

Timeline is a tactile view of how the team’s work fits together. With the Timeline View, you can easily map out projects and adjust plans to help teams hit their deadlines. You can use this to see how your different tasks and projects work together over time.

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Accessing the Timeline View

You can access the Timeline View directly from your board. Open the views switcher in the top left corner of the board, and select “Timeline”.

Using the Timeline View

Some functions that make the Timeline View easier to use:

  • Easily navigate through time with our header controls for finding the right day. And you can always click “today” when getting lost. Alternatively, you can also scroll backward and forwards with your mouse scroll.
  • Click and hold on the edge of a card to stretch it and set up new date ranges.
  •  Click on "Week" to change the granularity of the time that you're using. Choose between day, week, month, quarterly, or yearly.

Add Start/End Dates

In addition to Trello's traditional Due Dates, start and end dates can now be added to cards! These dates will cause your cards to appear on multiple dates within your Timeline View. Add a Start and End date while editing your card's Due Date, or click the edge of a card in your Timeline View and stretch it to cover multiple dates.

Group By

Grouping lets you have a different perspective on your workload. You can group by list, member, label, or none.

Add unscheduled cards

Unscheduled cards can be added from the timeline view by selecting the "+" symbol next to "Not scheduled". This opens up an overview of the cards that are unscheduled where you can click on the card and add a due date.

Timeline view on mobile

Sometimes you need your work on the go. We get this, which is why the Timeline View is also available in our mobile apps. Here are the features available:
  • Choose to view your timeline with different time periods. You can select between day, week, month, or quarterly.
  • Group your cards by date, member, label or list
  • Add a card directly from the timeline.

Frequently asked questions

Why can't I see the Timeline View?

The Timeline View is only available for boards and Workspaces that are subscribed to the current version of Business Class and Enterprise. If you have this subscription but can't see the Timeline View it could be because your board isn't on the correct Workspace. In this case, you can move the board to your Workspace with the subscription. Business Class Workspaces subscribed to a legacy plan are not eligible.

Will the Timeline View ever be available for boards on free Workspaces?

There are no current plans to make the Timeline View available to free Workspaces.

If I share the Timeline View with someone who isn't a member of my Trello Board, can they see it?

No, access to the Timeline View is only available to members of the Trello Board

Can I prevent certain Workspace members from accessing the Timeline View?

Preventing access to the Timeline View directly isn't available, aside from removing the member in question from the board.

Troubleshooting and Support

Have any feedback, questions, or problems with the Timeline View? Check out the FAQ's section first, otherwise, feel free to reach out to our team at https://trello.com/contact.