Frequently Asked Questions

How can I log time in Jira?

You can log time in Jira from the Time Tracking section of any issue. Check How to use Jira Time Tracking for more detailed instructions on logging time.

 

How can I use Timesheet Export?

Once installed, Timesheet Export is available from the Project menu in Jira, as well as the Reports page. Check Using Timesheet Export for Jira for more detailed instructions on using Timesheet Export.

 

Does Timesheet Export include time spent in hours in exports?

Yes. In addition to having time spent in Jira’s format (eg. 1d 2h 30m) and time spent in seconds, Timesheet Export also includes the time spent in hours in every export of tracked time. For example, 2.5 will be used to represent 2 hours and 30 minutes.

See below for a full list of fields included in exports from Timesheet Export.

 

Which fields are exported for Jira Software projects?

Fields exported by Timesheet Export for Jira Software projects are:

  • Project: Name of the project exported from.
  • Epic Name: Name of the epic for the issue against which time was logged.
  • Issue Type: Type of issue that time was logged against.
  • Issue Key: Issue key that time was logged against.
  • Story Points: Number of story points that the issue has.
  • Priority: Priority of the issue that time was logged against.
  • Assignee: Name of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Status: Status of the issue that time was logged against.
  • Summary: Summary of the issue time was logged against.
  • Worklog Started: Time the worklog started at.
  • Worklog Time Spent (hours): Time spent in the worklog in hours. (eg. 1.5 would indicate 1 hour and 30 minutes)
  • Original Estimate (hours): Number of hours estimated for the issue, excluding sub-tasks.
  • Worklog Comment: Comment about the logged work.
  • Author: Author of the worklog.
  • Worklog ID: ID of the worklog.
  • Worklog Time Spent: Time spent in the worklog in Jira’s format. (eg. 1d 3h 5m would indicate 1 day, 3 hours, and 5 minutes)
  • Assignee Email: Email of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Author Email: Email of the author of the worklog.
  • Worklog Time Spent (seconds): Time spent in the worklog in seconds.
  • Worklog Created: Time the worklog was created.
  • Worklog Updated: Time the worklog was last updated.
  • Project Key: Key of the project exported from.
  • Epic Key: Key of the epic for the issue against which time was logged.
  • Assignee Key: Key of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Author Key: Key of the author of the worklog.

 

Which fields are exported for Jira Service Desk projects?

Fields exported by Timesheet Export for Jira Service Desk projects are:

  • Project: Name of the project exported from.
  • Reporter: Name of the issue reporter.
  • Organizations: Name(s) of the organizations involved.
  • Issue Type: Type of issue that time was logged against.
  • Request Type: The type of request that time was logged against.
  • Priority: Priority of the issue that time was logged against.
  • Assignee: Name of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Status: Status of the issue that time was logged against.
  • Summary: Summary of the issue time was logged against.
  • Worklog Started: Time the worklog started at.
  • Worklog Time Spent (hours): Time spent in the worklog in hours. (eg. 1.5 would indicate 1 hour and 30 minutes)
  • Worklog Comment: Comment about the logged work.
  • Author: Author of the worklog.
  • Worklog ID: ID of the worklog.
  • Worklog Time Spent: Time spent in the worklog in Jira’s format. (eg. 1d 3h 5m would indicate 1 day, 3 hours, and 5 minutes)
  • Reporter Email: Email of the issue reporter.
  • Assignee Email: Email of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Author Email: Email of the author of the worklog.
  • Worklog Time Spent (seconds): Time spent in the worklog in seconds.
  • Worklog Created: Time the worklog was created.
  • Worklog Updated: Time the worklog was last updated.
  • Issue Key: Issue key that time was logged against.
  • Project Key: Key of the project exported from.
  • Reporter Key: Key of the issue reporter.
  • Assignee Key: Key of the person assigned to the issue.
  • Author Key: Key of the author of the worklog.