Move item to board: text- or dropdown-column placed in Status-column in target board

I would like to move items from one board to another, say from board A to board B, but the column types aren’t the same. In the origin board (A) we have the text- or dropdown-type (due to a connection with a form tooling, Jotform, that can’t work with the status column), and in the target board (B) it should be the status-type, due to the fact that I want to use automations that move items to other boards based on that specific column when a new item is created.

Does anyone know how to achieve this? Is there a workaround?

Hey @Monique.SWG! The best thing to do here would be to add the same column types to Board B but if you don’t want to see them, you can collapse the extra columns. Just having the matching column types is what’s necessary to move items’ information over successfully.

If you have any questions about this, send an email to and we’d be happy to help! :blush:

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