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Archiving items from your project

You can archive items, keeping them available to restore, or permanently delete them.

Archiving items

You can archive an item to keep the context about the item in the project but remove it from the project views. You can also configure your project's built-in workflows to automatically archive items that meet certain criteria. For more information, see "Archiving items automatically."

  1. Select the item. To select multiple items, do one of the following:
    • Hold Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows/Linux) and click each item.
    • Select an item then press Shift+ or Shift+ to select additional items above or below the selected item.
    • Select an item then press Shift and click another item to select all items between the two items.
    • With a row or item already selected, press Command+A (Mac) or Ctrl+A (Windows/Linux) to select all items in a column in a board layout or all items in a table layout.
  2. Select the (in table layout) or the (in board layout).
  3. Click Archive. Screenshot showing archive option
  4. When prompted, confirm your choice by clicking Archive. Screenshot showing archive prompt

Restoring archived items

  1. Navigate to your project.
  2. In the top-right, click to open the menu. Screenshot showing the menu icon
  3. In the menu, click Archived items. Screenshot showing the 'Archived items' menu item
  4. Optionally, to filter the archived items displayed, type your filter into the text box above the list of items. For more information about the available filters, see "Filtering projects." Screenshot showing field for filtering archived items
  5. To the left of each item title, select the items you would like to restore. Screenshot showing checkboxes next to archived items
  6. To restore the selected items, above the list of items, click Restore. Screenshot showing the "Restore" button

Deleting items

You can delete an item to remove it from the project entirely.

  1. Select the item. To select multiple items, do one of the following:
    • Hold Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows/Linux) and click each item.
    • Select an item then press Shift+ or Shift+ to select additional items above or below the selected item.
    • Select an item then press Shift and click another item to select all items between the two items.
    • With a row or item already selected, press Command+A (Mac) or Ctrl+A (Windows/Linux) to select all items in a column in a board layout or all items in a table layout.
  2. Select the (in table layout) or the (in board layout).
  3. Click Delete from project. Screenshot showing delete option
  4. When prompted, confirm your choice by clicking Delete. Screenshot showing delete prompt