Importing CSV file, Originale Estimate comes in as seconds.

We are importing using a CSV file. The Originale Estimate field is coming in as seconds. Is there a way to format the Original Estimate field?

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Its a pre-requisite that the original estimate in the csv file needs to be in seconds. So there is nothing wrong with the import. Have a look at the url for confirmation

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA051/Importing+Data+from+CSV

The workaround I would suggest is to open the file in excel and multiply the column for original estimate by a equivalent factor (say 60 if it is in min or 3600 if it is in hours in your csv)

Rahul

I´m using JIRA v6.3.8 and I have a question:

If for an issue I need 1 hour to do the task, on CSV file I should use the value 3600 or 3600s?

I´m asking because using just number 3600, when I look a task in Jira, the field is filled with 1m.

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it doesn't make sense to enter estimate in seconds. If Atlassian wants to allow users to do some planning in Jira, then stick to hours and days.

Can´t agree more.

3600 is 1 hour

in JIRA the default setting per day is 8 hours (unless your admin has changed it)

28800 is 1 day

When I try to import anything greater than 28800, it gives the following error:
 

WARN - Unable to parse original estimate: [144,000]


Any ideas on how to get around this? 

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