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Why does the .csv import import 'Original Estimate' incorrectly?

Stephen Crawley Aug 05, 2015


The .csv import guide ( says that Original Estimate should be imported as seconds. I had a spread sheet with this estimate in days so I converted to seconds (<no. of days> * 86400). My .csv looks something like:

Summary,Original Estimate
Project Managment Phase 1,432000

This resulted in an Original Estimate of 3w. I have tried multiple times and can't get it right.



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Seb Kouba Aug 06, 2015

Have you taken the 1d = 8h into account?

Stephen Crawley Aug 06, 2015

I didn't. This has fixed it. Thank you.

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Darryl Hadfield Oct 12, 2018

Why would specifying 115200 seconds (32 hours, = 60 seconds x 60 minutes x 32 h) get imported as "32 m" ?

(and, I didn't realize 1d = 8h, but still..  even 7200 seconds comes in as 2m (rather than 60s x 120m = 2h)

Kurt Wong May 27, 2019

also here 28800 gives me 1m, totally confused!

Kurt Wong May 27, 2019 • edited

Changing defaut time tracking unit to hour fixed that issue.

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