How can I deducted the remaining time of a parent issue from its subtasks worklog

To save time of planning meeting we would like to estimate time only for the user stories & during sprint running we will create subtasks & log works for subtasks. We expect that the remaining time display on a parent time will be reduced whenever there are any worklog on its subtasks. Is there anywau that we can configure jira to behave that way? Thanks a lot!

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You should have the option to "include sub-tasks" in the Time Tracking section of an issue. For example, I create a Story without an estimate. No time tracking section appears. Then, I create five sub-tasks and give each an estimate of 8h (total of 40h). Let's then say I've finished two of them, spending a total of 8h on each (total of 16h logged). The Time Tracking section in the parent Story would then look like this:

time_track_with_subtasks.PNG

You should see that there's an option to "include sub-tasks" - unchecking this box will only show you the estimate for the Story if you ever input that into the Story's fields.

You can also see this information in the Issue Navigator using the ∑ Original Estimate, ∑ Remaining Estimate, and ∑ Time Spent columns if you have sub-tasks with estimates.

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