Administration: Time Approval window
lets you approve time for
one week at a time. The window displays all work items for one user's
time sheet for one week.
This window has 4 parts: the title
bar, navigation tabs, 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.
number of work items is
displayed on the "Weekly View" tab or on the "Work Items View" tab.
- Click the "Delete" button to remove checked weeks below from the
- Click the
to return to the weekly view window and keep the
filters you had applied.
- The Navigation Tabs help you toggle between
the 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
The Work Items table displays all work items for the
selected week 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.
Check work items to select which ones will change status, then
click on one of the approval buttons.
- 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.
for each day as well as for the whole week are available
in bold font.
- The Approval bar
change the approval status of one or several selected items.
What do the approval statuses mean?
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
approval access right can approve or reject work items for a project.
I modify time entered by
Click the week you wish to modify, then click the work item's status you
wish to modify. Make your modifications and click the "Update" button.
Only administrators can perform this action. Project managers may be
allowed to perform this action, as long as the work item belongs to the
project they manage.
How can I delete a time sheet?
Click the week you wish to delete and then click the "Delete" button to
confirm the week deletion. Only administrators can perform this