1. How to access the Log time panel?
Every user can log time on cards to track the pure time they spend on a given task or a subtask.
users can log time through the Log time panel. There are several ways to open it in order to enter the time spent on a certain task.
Option 1: Click the context icon or right-click the card itself to open the Context menu.
Then select Log time to open the panel.
Option 2: Open the card and click the card Settings icon at the top right corner -> select Log Time to open the panel.
Option 3: Configure your card settings (checkmark: Show logged time) to display the logged time on the closed card view. The system allows you to access the Log time panel just by clicking on the Log time metric that is displayed.
2. How to Log time?
When you access the Log time panel, you will see the visualization of the card breakdown (if any) at the left side of the panel. For example, if the card has subtasks, they will be visible in the Log time panel just like in the example below (img.1).
You have to choose either the task itself or a subtask to log time against -> set a checkmark.
Then, enter the time metric (1) (for example: 1, 1.5, 1d 2h, 1.5d, 20m) to track the exact time you spend working on the activity. Select the date for your entry (2), provide a description if necessary (3) and click the Log time button (4) to log the time.
The time you have logged will be instantly displayed at the bottom of the panel.
Date: You can log time in the past (if you forgot to) or in the future (if you anticipate) depending on your particular use case.
Description: The description field is optional - here you can insert a work-related comment.
Edit/Delete: If you want to edit or delete the time you entered, use the corresponding icons under Actions Do not forget to click the checkmark to save your changes.
3. How to Track Metrics?
The logged time you enter is stored in the Metrics tab of the corresponding card.
This card tab provides an overview of the: Lead/Elapsed time | Logged time | Blocked Time per column for the card you have opened. For more details, please check p. 4 of the dedicated article.
4. How to generate Timesheet report for the logged time?
Account Owners and Workspace Managers can generate reports about logged time for a specific board or group of tasks/users by setting up a custom search in reporting. To generate a Time report, you have to go to the Dashboard of your account and open the retractable menu -> select View reports and proceed to the Timesheet report panel.
Important: All regular users can check how much time was logged on every task via the My Queue and Worklog feature (check p. 5). You can choose to see how much time has been accumulated for: today, yesterday, this week, last week, this month, last month.