Time Estimation Entry on Kanban

I use a Kanban board for a visual design team while we work to move to something better suited for their work. I was able to add Estimation fields to the card layout under Configure which you can see in the attached screenshot. It reflects their time entered at the close of a ticket and a "None" for original estimate. But for the life of me I don't know how or where they can actually enter their original estimate as it is not visible in the Issue Detail view. Unable to find definitive guidance in documentation.Screen Shot 2017-08-04 at 11.43.55 AM.png

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Boards are a view of a selection of issue data, there's fields and activities behind this view.

To enter time without seeing a place for it on the detail view, a user could:

  • Be going through a transition screen with the estimates field on it
  • Using the "log work" action from the menus
  • Looking at the standard issue view, which could have the estimate field on it
  • (And I wouldn't be surprised if some of your developers are entering them with REST calls)

Thanks Nic - I set up all the tickets for the team, so my question was really "Where do I enter their initital time estimate?"

Make sure the "original estimate" is on the create issue screen.

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Ignacio Pulgar Community Champion Aug 04, 2017

Add the field Time Tracking to the Create and Edit screens, so that you can set an Original Estimate on issue creation/edition.

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