Timekeeping settings are configurations you use when creating a Time entry. This article will go through each function of these settings.
Accessing the timekeeping settings
- Click on Admin.
- Select the General settings tile.
- Scroll down to the Timekeeping section.
- Click Save after making any changes.
Matter association - Dictates whether or not a matter is required for a time entry.
Quick- code - Determines whether or not a quick-code is required for a time entry. For more information, see System Preferences - Quick Codes
Description - Toggles if selecting a quick-code will automatically update the time entry description.
Track 'start' time - When turned off, “Start time” field will not appear on the time entry form. When turned on, a start time will be attributed to the time record.
Track hours worked - Dictates whether or not to track hours worked for reporting purposes.
Tasks require time entry by default - Toggles if 'Add time entry after this task is completed' is checked by default in a new task.
Tasks require quick -code - Toggles if quick code is required in a task.
Create time entry by default - Toggles if 'Create time entry' checkbox is checked by default in a new phone call record.
Start call timer automatically - Toggles if 'Phone call timer' will start automatically in a new phone call record.
E-Billing description field -
This setting designates which UTBMS/LEDES field description should populate the time entry description field when creating a time entry.
Minimum billable hours - Sets a minimum for billable hours entered. Billable hours entered below the minimum will round up to the minimum.
This only affects billable hours and not hours worked
Minutes per 1 "unit" - Defines how long a unit is when recording time. For example, if a user entered "5u" into the hours field for a time entry that would be five units, five times the number of minutes you enter in this field.
Time Precision - Controls whether time can be entered to one or two decimal places
Rounding method - Dictates how time that exceeds the decimal places entered in precision below is rounded.
1 - 4: round down
5 - 9: round up
Always round up
Always round down
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