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Estimated time for subtasks in JIRA

Can someone help me please:

When I create a user history (parent) and create the subtasks How is the estimated time allocated to the subtasks (Parent User History Tasks)?

1) I create the user story (Father)
2) Record the estimate in hours of the user history
3) I create the user history subtasks
4) I create the Sprint (Click on "Create Sprint")
5) Drag user stories to Sprint.
6) I click on "Start Sprint" and it shows me message:

Message in JIRA: The XXXXX issue (s) have no value for the Estimation field. Values entered after the start of the sprint will be considered as range changes.

How do I register the estimated time of the subtasks (User History Tasks)?

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I'm sorry, but the short answer is that you don't.

There's two things in play here. 

First, the message you are getting is possibly a genuine warning, suggesting that your board might be estimating on one field, but not the time-tracking fields.  (It might also mean you really haven't put data in, but I think you have)

Second, estimates on sub-tasks are ignored by JIRA Software.  It doesn't expect you to put them on there.  Estimates should be done on the parent level.

I´ve this same problem.

I used to estimate subtasks and then the sum of it would be the final estimate, the story estimate.


I remember I´ve already did it last month but now I cant find where set the estimate to subtasks. 

When did it change? 



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