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Feature #1337

Automatic time tracking

Added by Andriy Lesyuk over 13 years ago. Updated over 13 years ago.

Target version:
Start date:
02 Dec 2010
Due date:
% Done:



Not sure if this is need but just an idea...

Currently a "task" has the following components:
  • Start time
  • End time
  • Description
  • Issue
  • And/or project
  • Activity

Let’s review them...

Activity, project and/or issue can be set default. Start time and end time can be fetched using Jabber statuses. The only description left - but Redmine does not require it.

So what if...

Assuming that user has set default activity and project or issue. Oragutan can start a task automatically when user comes online, can stop it automatically when user goes away or offline. In this case Orangutan won’t use description.

Whould such mode be helpful?

The only requirement is that user should pay a special attention to status changes! That is switch offline or away when leaves and don’t when working.

Of course, for this Orangutan should be switched to a special mode by a request like:

Track my time automatically

In addition, Orangutan can let user sepcify description... Actually it will work with no special changes - if user enters something and task exists Orangutan will ask if task should be renamed.


#1 Updated by Andriy Lesyuk over 13 years ago

  • Project changed from Orangutan to Orangutan::Redmine
  • Category deleted (Core)

#2 Updated by Andriy Lesyuk over 13 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Incomplete

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