Contextual Help - Time Types (Configuration)

The Time Types tab permits adding and editing work hour classifications such as holidays, vacation or overtime. It displays all configured time types with their order of appearance and description. 

This window has 3 parts: the title bar, the tabs and the information table. 

  • The title bar tells you where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar you will find a link to add a new time type, as well as access to contextual help.  The tab title will also display your total number of time types. 
  • The Account Info tab displays all the data about your company and is mainly used to set the time zone, time management and corporate contact information.
  • The Time Types tab permits adding and editing work hour classifications such as holidays, vacation or overtime. It displays all configured time types with their order of appearance and description. 
    • Click on a time type name to make changes or delete it. 
    • Time types are used in the time sheet. 
    • When a user filling out his/her time sheet, he/she will choose which type of time the hours correspond to. 
       
    • You can choose to reset the order of your time types alphabetically. For example:

      Original:
      Vacation  1
      Regular  2
      Overtime 3

      Time types set to alphabetical order:
      Overtime 1
      Regular 2
      Vacation 3
  • The Project Types tab displays all configured project types with their order of appearance and description. Project types are a way to categorize projects for easier management.
  • The Project Priorities tab displays all configured project priorities with their order of appearance and description. Project priorities are a way to categorize projects for easier management. For example, you could have urgent, high, normal and low priorities
  • The Clients tab displays all configured clients and permits adding more to the list. These clients can then be associated to projects.
  • The User Groups tab displays all configured groups and permits adding more to the list. Each user can be associated to a user group. User Groups help keep users together, for example as teams or departments.
  • Only administrators may make changes to this page. Click "Update" to save your changes.

What is a time type?
Time types are used in the time sheet. When a user filling out his/her time sheet, he/she will choose which type of time the hours correspond to. 

How do I add a time type?
To add a new time type, click on the
"Add a Time Type" link to the right of the title bar. You will be redirected to the Edit Time Type Information page. Simply fill out the form and click "Save"

How do I change a time type?
To make changes to a time type, simply click on its name to reach the Edit Time Type Information page. Make your changes, then click on
"Update" to save your changes. Click on "Back to Time Types" to leave this page without saving your changes. 

How do I delete a time type?
To delete a time type, simply click on its name to reach the Edit Time Type Information page, then click on
"Delete". You cannot delete a time type that still has work items or user hours associated to it. You must first remove these associations, then delete your time type. 

 

 

 

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