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Report Time

Time spent on activities and cards can be reported by each workspace member. Time can be reported in hours and minutes. There are three ways to report time:

  • Report time on activities in the Time reporting tool. This is the most suitable option if you don't break down the activities further into cards and/or if you want to time report on several assignments at once, for example at the end of the week.
  • Report time on a single activity. This is the most suitable option if you have a need to continuously report on one or a few activities.
  • Report time on a card. This is the most suitable option if you want to do ongoing time reporting, for example every day, or if you want to report time on cards that are not associated to an activity.

Report Time on Activities in the Time reporting Tool

In the Time reporting tool, you can report time on activities from workspaces that you are a member of. To reach the Time reporting tool, click on the tool selector Tool selector.png in the top navigation bar, and select Time reporting.


An image showing how to time report an activity

To report time on activities:

  1. Select the week you want to time report for using the arrows, or select a specific date by clicking on the calendar icon.
  2. Select a workspace and activity you have been working on and click Add to add it to the time report sheet (or use the link Add activities from last week).
  3. Repeat for all activities you want to report time for.
  4. Enter the number of hours spent on each activity in the corresponding date fields. You can also enter a comment to elaborate any necessary details.
  5. Click Save to save the time report. 

If you want to report time for activities that you worked on last week, then click Add activities from last week to populate the time sheet with the activities you reported on the week before.

Report Time on a Single Activity

From an activity detail view, you can report time on individual activities. 

To report time in an activity detail view: 

  1. Click the Plus icon plus icon under the description field to expand the menu.
  2. Click Time reporting
  3. Enter the number of hours you have worked on the activities in the field next to today's date in the Report time section.

All the time entries are included in the history below, and you can delete your own entries if you need to make any adjustments. The time reported on activities show up in the time reporting tool.

You can only report time on leaf activities (i.e. activities without any sub activities).

Report Time on a Card

In order to continuously track the effort spent on each card, it is recommended that you report the time spent every day.

Report Time on a Card Image.png

To report time on cards:

  1. Click a card to open the the detail pane for that card.
  2. Click the Plus icon plus icon under the description field to expand the menu.
  3. Click Time reporting
  4. Enter the number of hours you have worked on the card in the field next to the date field in the Report time section, then press the enter or return key to add time for the associated date.
  5. All the time entries for a particular card are listed as a history below the date and time fields.

You can delete your own entries if you need to make adjustments. If a card is associated to an activity, the sum of time reported will be included in the reported time displayed for an activity. The time reported on individual cards are also included in the time reporting tool, under the activity that the card belongs to. You can also add comments to each card entry in the comments box. If the time entries are removed from the card, they are removed from the time reporting tool as well.


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