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Applies to versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.0

Visual Time Report

The Visual Time Report shows worked time in a visual presentation along with other relevant data such as schedule, benefit time, holiday time, real time, schedule violations, etc.. The Visual Time Edit module (IPSVTE) is required.


Using the left pane Main Menu » Administration, click on: Reports » Visual Time Report

Visual Time Report

  • Select Date Range: Choose either a predefined or custom time range in which to run the report.  
    • Use the drop down menu to select a predefined range, such as "This week", "Last Month", and the current and last completed periods for your configured payroll types.  You can use this selector to quickly access the most commonly used time ranges.
    • You can also select a custom date range using the From and To fields. Click on the field to display a calendar and then select the date. This field can also be edited in place so just click in the box and type over the displayed date and time.
  • Select Employee or Group. Use this selector to filter which Employees you would like to see in the report. It works in conjunction with Employee Selection Groups, and your custom presets will appear in the list.
    NOTE: Selecting a group such as a Job group will limit this report to all of the Employees who are associated with that job, but will not filter results to time worked in that job. The Advanced Options can be used to set up these limits and filters.
  • To include Worked Time, Scheduled Time, Holiday Time, Benefit Time, Real Time, and Violations. check the box next to that selection.
  • To Show Empty Days or to Show Empty Employee, click the box next to that selection.
  • Decide if time Snapping should be enabled or disabled.
    • To disable Snapping, choose "No Snapping" from the drop down menu.
    • To enable, choose an amount of time from the drop down menu. This time determines the amount of movement allowed while editing ranges of time from the Visual Report.
  • Enter a Day Range that is relevant to your data, such as "8AM to 5PM" to view time and schedules for first-shift employees.
  • Click the View Report button to display the report below.



On the Visual Report, the bars represent spans of time.


Edit a Time Event

If the span of time is fully contained within the Day Range set, the time spans can be altered.

  • Click the center of a bar and drag to move it.
  • Click the edge of a bar and drag to lengthen or shorten the span of time.



Add a Time Event

  • Click on the person's name. An image of a clock appears.


  • Click on the clock image to bring up the Create Clock Event window.


  • To add the Work Order and/or Job, click on the drop down menu and make your selection.
  • To add a Clock In and Out, click on the field to display a calendar and then select the date. This field can also be edited in place so just click in the box and type over the displayed date and time.
  • Click the Submit button to save.

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