Tempo Accounts is a plug-in for Tempo products.
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The Customer can be a company, a product and/or a supplier. The Customer can also be your own company to cover cases like Internal Cost, Staff Cost etc.
No, JIRA issues created before adding the accounts, do not automatically become set to an account value, they have to be edited for the value to be activated. It is possible to bulk edit JIRA issues to set the account value.
This concerns integration with Tempo Timesheets, where account is set as a work attribute. In the process of setting this up, you can select if the field should be required or not. If it is required, accounts need to be linked to all projects where time is logged through Tempo Timesheets.
The account status is not included in import files, instead the default initial status is Open. Under some circumstances explained here, accounts can also get status Archived after import.
All attributes of an account can be edited, except the Key (ID). The details of certain cases are explained on the Manage Accounts page.
The account Key can only be composed of word characters, e.g. any letter, digit or the underscore character. The delimiter between attributes in a Import Template CSV file is ";" and in a Import Custom CSV file, it is ",". The "," is also used in the Import Template CSV and Import from Service to separate association to many projects. This means that these characters can't be used in the attribute naming.