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Field description - Remaining time

 

 

Short description:

 

Remaining time on an issue shows the predicted number of working hours left on the issue, to complete it.

 

 

 

Details:

 

Default name: Remaining time

 

Terminology variations: None.

 

In-Use: Optional. This field can be set to be used in the issue field configuration.

 

Mandatory: Optional. This field can be set as mandatory, but need not be.

 

Data type: Decimal. This is the number of hours, in decimal. 0.5 equals 30 minutes.

 

Access restrictions: (Default) Created: "Read/Write" for all internal users, and "No access" for external or support users.  Editing: "Read/Write" for all internal users,  and "Read/write if owner or reporter" for external or support users.

 

Relationships/Dependencies: 

Estimated and Actual time: This field is usually calculated from Estimated time minus Actual time.

 

 

Affected by these settings: 

Project > Settings > General, section "Sub-issues":

"Aggregate times from sub-issues on parents" - If "Remaining time" is checked in this setting, this field can no longer be set directly a the parent issue, but instead shows the sum of remaining times on its sub-issues. Remaining time can then only be set directly on issues that does not have sub-issues.

 

General > Settings > Issue configurations > Issue rules.

Remaining time can be used in issue rules, either as a criterion, or being set in the rule action.

 

 

Use cases: 

The Remaining time is used to show how much work time left there is on the issue. 


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