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Tracking automation for time spent on subtasks

Hi everyone, 


Not sure if this is possible but Im trying to create an automation that fills in time spent in a subtasks with it's original estimate (or the time remaining) when task is moved to done. 


Currently I have this automation set up:

Screen Shot 2022-08-31 at 3.34.42 PM.png

The problem is that it takes the original estimate from the story not the subtask. So for example if the original estimate is 1 hour for the subtasks but 10 hours in the story then it will show 1 day and 2 hours time spent instead of 1 hour.


Does anyone know if there's something I can do to solve this?

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Hi @Daniel 

Use the following rule:

log work subtask.png

Alex Koxaras Community Leader Aug 31, 2022

However, keep in mind that log work will be made from "Automation for Jira" actor.

Amazing it worked!! Thank you

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Alex Koxaras Community Leader Aug 31, 2022

I'm glad that it worked! Kindly mark my answer as accepted, in order to help others who have a similar question to yours :)


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