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Time Tracking feature in Jira Agile Kanban Board - Issue Detail View?

When I create a Scrum Board the Time Tracking feature (log work) is enabled in Issue Details View.

When I create a Kanban board I can not enable Time Tracking feature. Am I doing something wrong or is the Time Tracking feature disabled in Issue details view for Kanban boards?

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Hey guys! So it's almost 2018 and it's not solved yet? Wow!

P.S. at least managed to add it to card layout after reading here.

... 2019 and waiting

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I'm having this same problem as well. I can view time tracking details when looking at an issue on it's own, but I can't get the field to be displayed in the issue detail view of a Kanban board.

Good question!  The way this is configured is a little tricky.  On a screen, the field is called "Time Tracking".  However the "Time Tracking" field is actually comprised of three unique fields, one for Estimation, one for Remaining, and one for Logged.    To get those fields to show up on a Kanban board, you'll need to add each field individually.

  • Original Estimate
  • Remaining Estimate
  • Time Spent

Those are the three unique fields you'll need to add to a Kanban board Issue Detail viiew (or card layout as of Agile 6.6).  

Hope this helps!



These fields are not listed as available to insert into the issue view screen for a kanban board

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Hi, same issue here. Can someone help on this?

Hi, Same for me also. Can't see those fields in my JIRA Data center edition.



I was passing by and found the way to view the time tracking fields:


In the project board, choose Configure, then from the list choose Estimation:

For Estimation Statistic: Choose -> Original Time Estimate

Time Tracking: Choose -> Remaining Estimate and time spent

The 2 fields then will appear at the top of your issue detail view.


Have a good day,


Ziad that only works if it is a SCRUM board.

For a KANBAN board the "Estimation" option is not showed in the Board configurations

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I need to measure the time spent between each column of my Kanban Board, What´s the best practice?



Good, now how can you edit those values?

It's a basic feature, we absolutely need to edit time spent on card board directly.  

go do


then choose card-layout

then select a field you want to add in the dropdown

and hit "add"



Unfortuntately that doesn't help and won't enable editing in a KanBan view.

You add those fields on the "Card Layout" config, not the detail view...

I see them there... but is it really impossible to add them to the Issue Detail view?  That seems a little bizarre.

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As I said in previous similar question :





 It seems to be unfortunately still impossible in kanban, you can vote this pending ticket asking for those fields in kanban among other things.

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