This article provides you with the background information on the Gantt chart functionality. At the moment it is work in progress so check back for updates. Let us know what you want to learn next by leaving your questions and comments in the comment section.

Getting Started

View Trello board as Gantt chart

This video will show you how to import your board from Trello into Placker and gives you a short introduction on the Gantt chart. You can jump straight to 1:46 if you are only interested in the Gantt overview.

UI/Layout overview

This video will show you the full overview of the gantt chart, you can jump straight into the different sections by clicking on the link titles below the video.

Watch this video to learn more about the Gantt chart, click on any of the links below to jump straight into the section. (link will open on youtube).


Showing the board layout of the board that will be shown in the gantt.

Gantt introduction

Showing the different areas of the gantt chart, how to drag and drop and create dependencies.

View multiple boards

How to load one or more boards, you can view as many boards as you want on a single Gantt chart.

View more columns

You can view (and export) the status, progress and assigned members as extra columns in the gantt chart

Change Layout

The gantt chart layout is extremely flexible which allows you to switch between different views, for example to view the workload of each member.

Change Sorting

You can change the card and list sorting of the gantt chart, either by using the original board order or the card end date.

Change zoom level

You can use different scales to zoom your chart,  from workday till yearly scales.


Export your gantt chart to pgn, pdf, iCal, MS Project or spreadsheet

Apply filter

Use filters to show or hide cards based on its attributes to create the view that you need


Placker stores start dates and end dates, you can select which one you want to view or show both dates in the same graph to understand how well you are doing against your initially planned timelines.

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