I recently installed a few apps (like BigPicture) which help you see the order of work of each programmer. The problem is that when I link some tasks with estimates less than one work day, the Gantt chart presents this task as a job that estimates one day.

How can I get the JIRA Gantt chart to show tasks of less than 8 hours?

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    Maybe it is to be a setting? I never seen this before - MSProject does not to be padding the tasks to days.
    – Issy Forst
    Jan 8, 2019 at 13:40
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    @tiagoperes The target question is related, but it's a different question than what the OP is asking. Linking it is good, but it doesn't appear to be a valid duplicate to me. Kudos for looking for duplicates, though!
    – Todd A. Jacobs
    Jan 8, 2019 at 16:40
  • @IssyForst There is no MS PROJECT in Jira
    – Eitan
    Jan 17, 2019 at 8:19
  • OP - are you trying to show dependency management? If so, there are more effective ways of doing that in Jira that we can show you. Jan 18, 2019 at 12:25

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The gantt charts like the one you use are not prepared to show that detail level for a reason, and is because it's a planning tool, and you don't make plans to say what are you going to do within a day, but to know if you are going to meet a deadline 3 months from today

  • This does not answer the question. I empathise with the sentiment. Jan 18, 2019 at 12:24

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