Portfolio - Calculate doesn't update Sprints

Is there an option (in Portfolio) to save calculated Sprints back to Issues? If I select a Sprint manually (Scope->Sprints) then change is being properly propagated but for automatically calculated items this information is not being set.

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Hey Michal,

Once issues have been calculated for a sprint you can assign those issues to the sprint by clicking on the sprint name. E.g:

image2017-2-22 10:50:41.png

Note that the sprint needs to exist in the backlog for this to work.

Please let me know if you have any more questions about this.


Hey Rhys,


I tried to follow your instructions but wasn't able to find this option (in fact I think I had tried all options before). Sprints exist in the backlog and are properly assigned in items. But I do not see the 'Assign calculated issues' options. I tried on all screens (Scope, Teams, Releases) with different drop down values (Schedule, Capacity, Target Schedule). I guess I am missing something but cannot find out what..


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Best Regards,


Hey Mike,

Thanks for the screenshots they help to clarify. It looks like you're actually clicking the capacity bar in those screenshots which is why the option wouldn't appear there.

  • Make sure you've selected Schedule in the drop-down.
  • Click on the cog next to the drop-down and click the checkbox for sprint (I should've mentioned this part in my previous comment)

You'll now see you're issues as items in the sprint and you should also be able to click the sprint name to access the feature.

Please let me know if you have any more questions.


Hey Rhys,


I think I am getting closer.. smile But still do not have the 'Assign' button. Please check the print screens below.


image2017-2-22 9:48:44.png

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Best Regards,


Hey Mike,

I should've also mentioned that this only works at the story level and will not work for issues that span multiple sprints.
Issues will also not be able to be assigned to an active sprint as that requires an explicit change to the active scope.

So try going to the story level and assign the particular stories to a (not active) sprint.
Please let us know if any of these limitations is an issue for you.


I have seen this work when you set the calculate to schedule and then set the story point values and then hit calculate it will assign to the sprints, the issue I have is that I do not want to estimate the story points rather have my team do it, it this relies on the original story points and loads up the sprints then it would be really great. 

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