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Issue Work Items

This resource lets you work with work items in the specific issue.

Resource

/api/issues/{issueID}/timeTracking/workItems

Returned entity

IssueWorkItem. For the description of the entity attributes, see Supported Fields section.

Supported methods

IssueWorkItem attributes

Represents a work item in an issue.

Related Resources

Below you can find the list of resources that let you work with this entity.

Extends BaseWorkItem

Attributes

This table describes attributes of the IssueWorkItem entity.

  • To receive an attribute in the response from the server, specify it explicitly in the fields request parameter.

  • To update an attribute, provide it in the body of a POST request.

Field

Type

Description

id

String

The ID of the issue work item. Read-only.

author

User

The user to whom the work is attributed in the work item. Can be null.

creator

User

The user who added the work item to the issue. Read-only. Can be null.

text

String

The work item description. Can be null.

textPreview

String

Parsed preview of the description. Read-only.

type

WorkItemType

The work item type. Can be null.

created

Long

The timestamp in milliseconds indicating the moment when the work item was created. Stored as a unix timestamp at UTC. Can be null.

updated

Long

The timestamp in milliseconds indicating the last update of the work item. Stored as a unix timestamp at UTC. Can be null.

duration

DurationValue

The duration of the work item.

date

Long

The timestamp in milliseconds indicating the date and time of the work item. Stored as a Unix timestamp in UTC. The time part is set to midnight for the current date.

issue

Issue

Stores attributes of the issue to which the work item is attached. Read-only.

attributes

Array of WorkItemAttributes

The list of attributes of the work item. Read-only.

Read a List of IssueWorkItems

Get the list of all work items of the specific issue.

Request syntax

GET /api/issues/{issueID}/timeTracking/workItems?{fields}&{$top}&{$skip}

Request parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

fields

String

A list of IssueWorkItem attributes that should be returned in the response. If no field is specified, only the entityID is returned.

$skip

Int

Optional. Lets you set a number of returned entities to skip before returning the first one.

$top

Int

Optional. Lets you specify the maximum number of entries that are returned in the response. If you don't set the $top value, the server limits the maximum number of returned entries.

The server returns a maximum of 42 entries for most resources that return collections. For more information, see Pagination.

Sample

Sample request

https://example.youtrack.cloud/api/issues/2-35/timeTracking/workItems?fields=author(id,name),creator(id,name),date,duration(id,minutes,presentation),id,name,text,type(id,name)

Sample response body

[ { "date": 1536278400000, "duration": { "id": "300", "minutes": 300, "presentation": "5h", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "type": { "name": "Testing", "id": "65-1", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": "almost there", "creator": { "name": "John Smith", "id": "1-1", "$type": "User" }, "author": { "name": "John Smith", "id": "1-1", "$type": "User" }, "id": "115-0", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" }, { "date": 1538956800000, "duration": { "id": "60", "minutes": 60, "presentation": "1h", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "type": { "name": "Documentation", "id": "65-2", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": "added a document for internal parameters. check wiki for details", "creator": { "name": "John Doe", "id": "1-2", "$type": "User" }, "author": { "name": "Jane Doe", "id": "1-3", "$type": "User" }, "id": "115-2", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" }, { "date": 1538956800000, "duration": { "id": "120", "minutes": 120, "presentation": "2h", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "type": { "name": "Testing", "id": "65-1", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": null, "creator": { "name": "John Doe", "id": "1-2", "$type": "User" }, "author": { "name": "John Doe", "id": "1-2", "$type": "User" }, "id": "115-5", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" }, { "date": 1538956800000, "duration": { "id": "120", "minutes": 120, "presentation": "2h", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "type": { "name": "Testing", "id": "65-1", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": null, "creator": { "name": "John Doe", "id": "1-2", "$type": "User" }, "author": { "name": "Jane Doe", "id": "1-3", "$type": "User" }, "id": "115-6", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" }, { "date": 1538956800000, "duration": { "id": "120", "minutes": 120, "presentation": "2h", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "type": { "name": "Testing", "id": "65-1", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": null, "creator": { "name": "John Doe", "id": "1-2", "$type": "User" }, "author": { "name": "Jane Doe", "id": "1-3", "$type": "User" }, "id": "115-7", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" } ]

Add a New IssueWorkItem

Add a new work item to the issue.

Required fields: duration (minutes or presentation).

Request syntax

POST /api/issues/{issueID}/timeTracking/workItems?{fields}&{muteUpdateNotifications}

Request parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

fields

String

A list of IssueWorkItem attributes that should be returned in the response. If no field is specified, only the entityID is returned.

muteUpdateNotifications

Boolean

Set this parameter to true if no notifications should be sent on changes made by this request. This doesn't mute notifications sent by any workflow rules. Using this parameter requires Apply Commands Silently permission in all projects affected by the request. Available since 2021.3.

Sample

Sample request

https://example.youtrack.cloud/api/issues/2-35/timeTracking/workItems?fields=author(id,name),creator(id,name),date,duration(id,minutes,presentation),id,name,text,type(id,name)

Sample request body

{ "usesMarkdown": true, "text": "I keep on testing *samples*.", "date": 1539000000000, "author": { "id": "24-0" }, "duration": { "minutes": 120 }, "type": { "id": "49-0" } }

Sample response body

{ "duration": { "presentation": "2h", "minutes": 120, "id": "120", "$type": "DurationValue" }, "date": 1538956800000, "type": { "name": "Development", "id": "49-0", "$type": "WorkItemType" }, "text": "I keep on testing *samples*.", "author": { "name": "Minnie Terry", "id": "24-0", "$type": "User" }, "creator": { "name": "Minnie Terry", "id": "24-0", "$type": "User" }, "id": "124-222", "$type": "IssueWorkItem" }
Last modified: 30 April 2024