View: hours with parent task information

This hour view displays the name of the task where the hours were logged as well as the name of the parent task.

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Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Any

Adobe Workfront license*

Plan

Access level configurations*

Edit access to Reports, Dashboards, Calendars

Edit access to Filters, Views, Groupings

Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

Manage permissions to a report

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

View hours with parent task information

  1. Go to a list of hours.

  2. From the View drop-down menu, select New View.

  3. In theColumn Preview area, eliminate all columns except for one.

  4. Click the header of the remaining column, then click Switch to Text Mode.

  5. Mouse over the text mode area, and click Click to edit text.

  6. Remove the text you find in the Text Mode box, and replace it with the following code:

    column.0.aggregator.displayformat=doubleAsString
    column.0.aggregator.function=SUM
    column.0.aggregator.namekey=hours
    column.0.aggregator.valuefield=hours
    column.0.aggregator.valueformat=doubleAsDouble
    column.0.descriptionkey=hours
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.0.link.lookup=link.view
    column.0.link.valuefield=objCode
    column.0.link.valueformat=val
    column.0.linkedname=direct
    column.0.listsort=doubleAsDouble(hours)
    column.0.namekey=hours.abbr
    column.0.querysort=hours
    column.0.shortview=false
    column.0.stretch=100
    column.0.valuefield=hours
    column.0.valueformat=doubleAsString
    column.0.width=150
    column.1.descriptionkey=task
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=task:ID
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.1.link.lookup=link.view
    column.1.link.valuefield=task:objCode
    column.1.link.valueformat=val
    column.1.linkedname=task
    column.1.listsort=nested(task).string(name)
    column.1.namekey=task
    column.1.querysort=task:name
    column.1.shortview=false
    column.1.stretch=0
    column.1.valuefield=task:name
    column.1.valueformat=HTML
    column.1.width=150
    column.2.description=Parent Task Name
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=task:parent:ID
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.2.link.lookup=link.view
    column.2.link.valuefield=task:objCode
    column.2.link.valueformat=val
    column.2.linkedname=task
    column.2.listsort=nested(task:parent).string(name)
    column.2.name=Parent Task Name
    column.2.querysort=task:parent:name
    column.2.shortview=false
    column.2.stretch=0
    column.2.valuefield=task:parent:name
    column.2.valueformat=HTML
    column.2.width=150
  7. Click Save View.

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