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Epic summary of estimate Time Edited

I've searched for a hour now but I can't find the solution.

1. Why doesn't an Epic summarise the estimated time from linked issues?

2. I know its possible that an Epic can show the summarised time in backlog view. But I just can't find it

Can someone help me please thanks!


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Hello @databased ,

the Epic Panel shows different information based on the type of Board you have created.

Using a Kanban Board, you can find the total amount of issues and completed issues for your epic and your estimations are only visible, if you add them to the issues card layout. This is exactly what you did in your case, therefore the estimation is display in a second line.

If you use a Scrum Board, you have the option to set up estimation and decide, whether estimation is done in time or story points. The selected value will then also be shown within your epic panel, and on the same line as your summary on issue cards.

Let me know if I was able to help you out.

Is this option available for Classic project?

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Jack Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

first, unless something has changed in cloud, you won't see "time" summed up at the epic level w/o and addon, e.g. Epic Sum Up. However, regarding you image which shows the number of issues (not time) can you check to ensure that the Resolution is set for any complete items?

Thanks for effort. Adding a Scrum board to the project was the solution!

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