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Feature #14387

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Allow "live" time tracking on tickets by adding "Start work" and "Stop work" buttons/icons

Added by Anonymous over 10 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

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Normal
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Category:
Time tracking
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Description

Time tracking is one of the most hated (and needed) features of project/task management. An elegant way to support easy time tracking is to do time tracking by pressing "Start work" and "Stop work" when working on a ticket (ideally would also been "Pause"). Currently the redmine-user has to write down the time when started working on a ticket, when stopped working and then calculate time spent and finally add this to the redmine ticket.

I currently am using the start/stop functionality in an other product to track my time. An additional effect is, that "live" booking time onto a ticket also helps me to stay focussed on this work (and resist to distractions).

If implementing that, you have to think about parallel tickets being booked time on. If allowed, there has to be a possibility to find all your "current" tickets you are spending time on. If there is only one, you should (maybe in "activity") be able to navigate to this.

Thanks a lot


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image.jpg (35 KB) image.jpg Spent Time Tracking Selim Arslan, 2013-08-08 12:13

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Has duplicate Redmine - Feature #14472: Allow "live" time tracking on tickets by adding "Start work" and "Stop work" buttons/icons Closed

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Actions #1

Updated by Anonymous over 10 years ago

Bought just "Mastering Redmine" (http://www.redmine.org/news/80): the following plugin seems to provide exactly the desired functionality: https://github.com/martinllanos/redmine_time_tracker

Thanks!

Actions #2

Updated by Anonymous over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
Actions #3

Updated by Anonymous over 10 years ago

tried time tracker plugin (Delaitre, 0.4 (2011-01-17)): only compatible with redmine 1.x --> issue reopened. Maybe someone to update the plugin?

thanks a lot!

W.

Actions #4

Updated by Jan Niggemann (redmine.org team member) over 10 years ago

  • Has duplicate Feature #14472: Allow "live" time tracking on tickets by adding "Start work" and "Stop work" buttons/icons added
Actions #5

Updated by Anonymous over 10 years ago

Jan, as I was not able to reopen this issue #14387 (after having set it erroneously to "resolved"), i opened a new one (#14472). now you closed the new one as "duplicate". This is Ok if you reopen #14387.

Thanks

W.

Actions #6

Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to New
Actions #7

Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 10 years ago

  • Has duplicate deleted (Feature #14472: Allow "live" time tracking on tickets by adding "Start work" and "Stop work" buttons/icons )
Actions #8

Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 10 years ago

  • Has duplicate Feature #14472: Allow "live" time tracking on tickets by adding "Start work" and "Stop work" buttons/icons added
Actions #9

Updated by Selim Arslan over 10 years ago

Hello,

I think it would be a good solution if the Spent time is automatically recorded. Is it possible to incorporate this function without a plugin to buy? Redmine 2.3.2

Actions #10

Updated by Selim Arslan over 10 years ago

Like this

Actions #11

Updated by Thomas Godard over 10 years ago

You can follow this thread : http://www.redmine.org/boards/1/topics/38852.

When it will be fully finished, it might satisfy your demand.

Actions #12

Updated by Selim Arslan over 10 years ago

Hi I'll try it first with mac. Is also your source code released?

Actions #13

Updated by Thomas Godard over 10 years ago

I am not the creator of this plugin. I just think it might help you. Ask your questions there : http://www.redmine.org/boards/1/topics/38852. The creator of this plugin is often logged on.

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