Define time tracking settings

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Define time tracking settings

In the Time Tracking Settings dialog box, you can define the settings that control adding and modifying time tracking records.

  1. Click the Maintenance ribbon tab.
  2. On the menu, select Time Tracking Settings.
  3. On the Standard Fields tab of the Time Tracking Settings dialog box, modify the included fields as follows:
    1. If you want to display a field when adding a time tracking record and allow the user to type information to the field, select the Show Field check box next to the field.
    2. If you want to make the field mandatory, select the Required check box.

      The user needs to type information in a required field in order to add a time tracking record.

    3. To change the title of the field in the New Time Tracking Record dialog box, type a new name in the Title field.

    Repeat steps a to c for all necessary fields.

  4. On the User Defined Fields tab, define any custom fields as follows:
    1. If you want to display a field when adding a time tracking record and allow the user to type information to the field, select the Show Field check box next to the field.
    2. If you want to make the field mandatory, select the Required check box.

      The user needs to type information in a required field in order to add a time tracking record.

    3. To name the field, type a name in the Title field.

    Repeat steps a to c to create all necessary fields.

  5. To enable adding a time tracking record without start and end time, on the Input Settings tab, select the Allow date entry only (without time) check box.
  6. On the Input Settings tab, select how Tekla EPM calculates the time:
    • Compute start time from end time and hours: When you change the times of an input record, the start time is automatically calculated according to the end time and the total hours.
    • Compute end time from start time and hours: When you change the times of an input record, the end time is automatically calculated according to the start time and the total hours.
    • Compute hours from start time and end time: When you change the start or end time, the regular hours are automatically calculated.

    Note that you can select either Compute start time from end time and hours or Compute end time from start time and hours, not both.

  7. To save the time tracking settings, click Save.
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