Advanced search: How to find tasks, which don't have any time estimation

Hallo,

we are doing our time estimation in JIRA 6.1.5.

In my use case, i want to search for tasks, which have no time estimation. That sounds pretty simple, but: if we are using sub tasks, the time estimations of the sub tasks are aggregated and shown in the grouping task. So this task has also a time estimation.

 

How can I create a search query, which shows me only tasks, which have no time estimation. The decribed tasks shouldn't be in the result as well.

 

Thanks a lot,

Martin

1 answer

Following should work even though its subtasks has an original estimate. The estimate you see on the issue page is just an aggregated view. query does not check it, it only checks original estimate entered to issue itself.

originalEstimate is EMPTY

Thanks for the answer. But I've already tried with this search criteria and it doesn't work. My search criteria is the following: project in (...) AND issuetype in (Task, Sub-task) and originalEstimate is EMPTY As result, i'm getting also tasks, where the task hasn't got an estimation, but it's subtasks. But I'm not interested in these tasks...

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