Card Connections

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Card Connections in a CardBoard are an additional way to increase shared understanding. Card Connections allow you to connect arrows to cards to create dependencies or adds additional template options in CardBoard such as mind maps, flow charts, strategic planning templates, etc.

How to Create Card Connections

To create a connect line, place at least two cards onto your board

Card connectors and arrows in carboard

Hover over the edges of a card and you will see a nub appear. Nubs denote where the arrow will start.

Hover directly over a nub, and it will turn blue, then click and drag to the card you want to connect the arrow to.

Card connectors and arrows in carboard

OR Right click on a card and it will highlight blue, from here select Add Card Connection.

Card connectors and arrows in carboard

Hover over cards, and it will turn black. When ready to create a connection, click on the desired card.

Cards connected can be moved, and connections will remain.

Card connectors and arrows in carboard

Want to remove a connection? Click on a card connection and it will highlight blue. Hit delete on your keyboard and the connection will delete.

Card connectors and arrows in carboard

How to Label Card Connections

To label card connections, click on the created arrow.

Card Connections and labeling cards in Cardboard User Story Mapping and digital whiteboarding tool.

You will see a option “Click to edit” appear.

Click and begin typing.

Card Connections and labeling cards in Cardboard User Story Mapping and digital whiteboarding tool.

Allow labels to create more visual for shared understanding.


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