Timesheet Settings | Online Help | Zoho BugTracker

Timesheet Settings

Manage timesheet, time log period, time log restriction, and multiple timer restriction settings.

Log Hours for Closed Bugs

You can now enable time logs for closed bugs.
  1. Click    in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Timesheet Settings > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to Log Hours for Closed Bugs section.
  4. Select Allow or Don't Allow based on your preference.
  5. Click Update.

Timesheet Approval Settings

  1. Click    in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Timesheet Settings > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to the Timesheet Approval Process section.
  4. Set your approval process according to your preference.
  5. Click Update.


Multiple Timers Restriction

Restrict users from starting multiple timers in your portal.
  1. Click    in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Timesheet Settings > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to Multiple Timers Restriction.
  4. Select Allow or Don't Allow.
  5. Click Update.

Time Log Period Settings

Time logs are an effective way to track your users' hours. You can customize your past and future time-log settings, or even remove time logs entirely.
To customize your time log settings:
  1. Click    in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Timesheet Settings > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to the Time Log Period Settings section.
  4. Select Allow, Don't Allow, or Customize option for Log past time and Log future time functions.
  5. The restriction can also be applied when editing timesheets. Select the option Apply this restriction when editing timesheets (applicable only for Don't Allow and Customize options).
  6. Click Update.

Log Past Time

This setting determines whether to log past time.
Here are your options:

Allow

Log all past time

Don't Allow
Do not log past time
Customize

Allow past time logs for any specific length of time. Weekends and configured holidays will not be taken into account when selecting your time-log span.

For example:

-If you select 5 days before  09/19/2016, you will log time till  - 09/12/2016

-If you select 5 weeks before  09/19/2016, you will log time until 08/12/2016

-If you select 5 months before 09/19/2016, you will log time until 04/19/2016

Log Future Time

This setting determines whether to log future time.
Here are your options:

Allow
Log all future time
Don't Allow
Do not log future time
Customize

Allow future time logs for any specific length of time. Weekends and configured holidays will not be taken into account when selecting your time-log span.

Example:

-If you select 5 days from 09/19/2016, you can log time until 09/26/2016

-If you select 5 weeks from 09/19/2016, you can log time until 10/24/2016

-If you select 5 months from 09/19/2016, you can log time until 02/19/2017


The Time log settings will reflect in the following modules:

Affected modules
Relevant action
Affected module component
Bugs
Log hours for individual bugs.
Date picker
Timesheet
 
  • Log Time

Logging time for a particular bug on a daily basis.

Date picker

 
  • Weekly Log Time

Logging time for a particular bug on a weekly basis.

Date picker


 
  • Calendar

Logging time  or editing an existing time log.

Date picker


 
  • Update Log Hours

Editing log entries.

Date picker

  

Example:

Joan wants to allow time-log entries for all past days while restricting entries to only two weeks in the future.

  1. Set the Past time-log to Allow- past days.

  2. Set the Future time-log to custom—2 weeks in the future

If the current date is 02/15/2017, all the users in the project will be able to log entries for all past days, and only until 03/01/2017 in the future. These settings will be reflected in all date pickers shown above.

Time Log Restriction

  1. Click    in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Timesheet Settings > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to Time Log Restriction and toggle to enable the setting.
  4. The Daily log hour limit and Weekly log hour limit are calculated based on business hours by default . You can edit the log hour limits as required.
    1. The daily log hour limit cannot exceed 24 hours and the weekly log hour limit cannot exceed 168 hours.
  5. Click Update at the bottom of the page.

Time Log Reminder

  The time log reminder can be used to  remind users to update their daily and weekly time logs.
  1. Click   in the top navigation panel.
  2. Navigate to Portal Configuration > Task & Timesheet > Timesheet Settings tab.
  3. Scroll to Time Log Reminder and toggle to enable the setting.
  4. Set the time for Daily and Weekly Reminder based on your preference.
  5. Check the Notify running timers.
  6. Select the profiles or users to Exclude reminder for.
  7. Click Update.





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