The Work Items View
window displays all work items for all weeks for all projects. By
default, only work items with
the submitted status will be shown. Use
the search bar to display more work items.
This window has 5 parts: the title
bar, navigation tabs, the search bar, the work items table, and the approval
The title bar tells you where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar you will find a link
to contextual help. The title bar will also displays your total
number of work items corresponding to your criteria.
- The Navigation Tabs help you toggle between
"Weekly View" and the
"Work Items" View.
- The Weekly
View shows you each user's time, week by week. If a
user has several work items for one week, it will be
specified in the "Work Items" column. This is useful to save
time on work item approval: you can approve a whole week
without having to approve each item independently.
- The Work
Items View shows each work item separately. This is
helpful to gain a detailed understanding of a user's work
for that project. You can then approve or reject each work
bar lets you select which work items to display, much like a
filter. Simply choose the approval status,
week, then click
Apply Filter. You may select more than one filter at
The Work Items table displays all work items for the
project with some data about them.
Click on the task number to open the referred task.
- If there is a file icon next to the task summary (),
this means there are file(s) attached to the task. Click on
the file number to open the task's file attachment tab.
you want their status to be changed,
choose "approved" or "rejected" in the drop-down menu.
Click "Apply" to confirm the change.
- If you have the proper access rights, you can change another
user's hours by clicking an item's status.
If the user has entered
comments about this work item, you can see it by positioning
your mouse pointer over the Note icon: .
By default this window will show all pending work items for
all users, with the most recent ones at the top of the list.
You can sort the table by
clicking on underlined column headers: click once to sort in ascending
order and twice to sort in descending order.
Once a work item is
approved, the user can only access it in read-only mode.
- The Approval bar
change the approval status of one or several selected items.
is this page for?
The Work Items Approval page is used by project managers to
approve or reject time entered by users for their project.
is the difference between approval statuses?
Time sheets can be In progress, Submitted, Approved or
- In Progress means it is not submitted it for approval.
- Submitted means the time sheet has not been approved or
rejected, it is waiting to be processed.
- Approved means the time sheet has been accepted.
- Rejected means the hours were not accepted.
can approve my time sheets or work items?
Administrators, project managers and users with time
approval access can approve or reject work items for a project.
do I approve only a user's time sheets?
To approve a user's time sheets more efficiently, you can
filter all time sheets to display only those of this specific
user. To do so, in the search bar, select the user's
name, then click "Apply Filter". The
"Work Items View"
window will display only this user's work items.
Check the items you want their
status to be changed, select their new status on the drop-down menu and
do I delete a work item?
Project managers, administrators and time approval users cannot delete work items. Only the user who has
created the work item can delete it from his/her time sheet. To
delete the work item, the user has to open it in his/her time
sheet by clicking on the
"My Office" tab, then on the
on the left panel.