Watson Workspace Commands

Kudos Boards adds 4 different commands to Watson Workspace - /boards, /lists, /cards, /templates.

To run a command:

  1. Make sure you have added the Kudos Boards app to the Workspace
  2. Type any of the above prefixes in the chat and select the command from the popup window, by either clicking on it or pressing Tab.
  3. Add a sub-command and any parameters if applicable as below.
  4. Voilà!

Create a Board

Create a Board in a workspace by using the /boards create command as below with the name for your Board.

/boards create My New Board

This will create a simple Todo, Doing, Done board with the title My New Board. To create boards from templates, see Explore Templates.


Create a List

Create a List in a workspace by using the /lists create command as below with the name of your list.

/lists create My New List

This will create a list with the title My New List in the current board. If there is no current board selected, it will create a new board first and then create the list. For more details on the current selection, see View the Current Board, Lists and Cards.


Create a Card

Create a Card (task) in a workspace by using the /cards create command as below with a brief title for the card.

/cards create My New Todo

This will create a card with the title My New Todo in the current list in the current board. If there is no current board or list selected, it will first create them as required and then create the card. For more details on the current selection see View the Current Board, Lists and Cards.


Browse Boards, Lists and Cards

Use the all and search commands in conjunction with any of /boards, /lists or /cards commands to browse items in that space.

Examples:

/boards all

This will show all the boards in the workspace

/boards search meetings

This will search the boards in the current workspace for the keyword 'meetings'

/cards search documentation

This will search the cards in the current board for the keyword 'documentation'


View the Current Board, Lists and Cards

To help you be more efficient, Kudos Boards remembers the card, list and board you last interacted with in each space. Use current with the /boards, /lists or /cards commands to view the current selection.

Examples:

/boards current
/lists current
/cards current

To change the current selection, simply browse for the items using all, or search and click the Select button.


Rename, Archive and Share Boards, Lists and Cards

Use rename, archive or share sub-commands with any of the /boards, /lists or /cards commands to perform the action on the current item.
Examples:

/lists rename This is my new list name

This will rename the current list to This is my new list name.

/cards archive

This will archive the current card.

/boards share

This will post a message to the space with a link to the current board

For more on the current selections see View the Current Board, Lists and Cards.


Explore Templates

Use the /templates command to explore templates. You may either use the sub-command search to find templates by keywords or all to see a list of all available templates. Example:

/templates search project

This will show all the templates that contain the keyword project. To create a board from a template, simply click the Create Board button. You may also Preview or Share the template using the controls provided.


Card Actions

The command /cards has some special sub-commands that allow you to interact with the current card. /cards complete - Toggle completion status of the current card /cards comment My comment on the card - Comment on the current card /cards assign @John Doe - Assign the current card to John Doe


Help with Slash Commands

Run the help command as per below to get a more detailed summary of Kudos Boards' commands.

/boards help