The initial questions? Edited

The initial questions
I recently started using Jira and it seems pretty complicated to me. Expecting people to help
For example upper level created for me a task is ABC-123
I will Log Work and latest is 8. So:
Estimated will appear in any case?
Remaining if it is 40 times the mean as?
And Logged 8 h mean like?

1 answer

0 vote
Alexey Matveev Community Champion Dec 21, 2017

Hello,

You need to provide Estimation for an issue yourself. You can add Time tracking field on the create screen and then you will be able to set estimation for an issue on creation.

You can set up time tracking parameters in cog item->Issues->Time tracking. You can set there default unit for time tracking. Go to the time tracking settings and see what is the default unit for time tracking. If it is hours then if you enter just 8 it will be automatically converted to 8 hours. If you want to enter let s say 8 days, you can enter 8d and it will be converted to 8 days. You can also provide w modifier which will mean 8 weeks.

The field Remaining is calculated as Original Estimate minus Logged work but you can change it any time you want manually (I mean you can change the value of the field not the way it is calculated).

8h would mean 8 hours.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

230 views 1 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you