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Applies to versions: 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10

Using Global Status Messages

With global permissions set, employees can enter a status message for any other employee on the Employee Status View screen.


Security Level Required: Login access (username and password)

Using the left pane Main Menu, click on: Directory » Employee Status

In order for employees to set the status message for any other employee, global permissions must be set by a System Administrator in Master Configuration by checking the box next to "Check to allow all employees to edit all statuses on the Employee Status page" as shown below:

Using a Default Status Message:


  • The TimeIPS default status messages are:


    • Do Not Disturb
    • In Meeting
    • On Vacation
    • Out to Lunch
    • Unavailable


  1. Click on the drop-down button next to Set status for to choose the employee name.


  3. Click on the V button next to "Enter Status..." to choose from the default status messages.

NOTE: To enter a custom status message, see the article on Adding/Removing Status Messages.



Using Global Controls to Add, Change, or Delete the Default Status Messages:


Users with Employee Administrator or Payroll Administrator permissions can add, change, or delete the default status messages using global controls.


  • To add a new status message to the default list, click in the box next to Global Status Controls, type your new status message, and click on the Add button. The new status message will be added to the default list for all employees.


  • To delete an existing status message from the default list, click on the drop-down box, select the status message you want to remove and click on the Delete button.
    NOTE: Default status messages are made available to all employees. Additions, removals and changes made to this list are global.

See Also:
Employee Status View (1.4, 1.5, 1.6)
Adding / Removing a Status Message (1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10)

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