Guideline not showing in Agile burndown

I have started a sprint on my board, but when I go to Report I can't se the guideline in the Burndown chart. As far as I remember it was there in the beginning, but not anymore. Can anyone tell me why?

2 answers

0 vote
Ahmad Danial Atlassian Team Apr 18, 2013

Hey there, Pia.

Speaking of the guideline, may I clarify with you whether you happen to have set the Original Time Estimate of the issue that were included in the Sprint after you started it? I have bumped into the problem whereby the guideline somehow disappears from the Burndown Chart but it is actually overlapping with the X-Axis of the chart.

Keep me posted on this.

Warm regards,



For some of the issues the Original Time Estimate was set after I started the sprint.

Does this means that I can't get it to show now?

Regards, Pia

Ahmad Danial Atlassian Team Apr 18, 2013

Hey there again, Pia.

Spot on. Actually, I have raised a Bug Report that relates to this case. Perhaps you can have a look at it and see what the developer has to say about it:

The guideline is actually shown but it overlaps the X-Axis. As you can see, the value 0 on the Y-Axis is actually at the bottom, rather than in the middle.

Warm regards,


I just ran into the same issue as well.  The guideline is overlapping the X-Axis!

Thank you for the link.

I changed the Sprint start to 2 hours later, and there is my guideline.

However I do not understand why it was set to 0, since I had several issues with estimates when the sprint started, so it should still take those as starting point for guideline...

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Louis De Jaeger
Posted yesterday in Off-topic

Friday fun: your best joke

Hi all Lets make this Friday fun really fun and post one (or more) of your best jokes! The joke can be about an Atlassian product, or just a really fun joke you want to share! I’m not the best j...

168 views 12 3
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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot