Redcort Software Blog

  1. Virtual TimeClock 19 Release 1.1

    We just released our first maintenance update for Virtual TimeClock 19. The 19 Release 1.1 update has several minor bug fixes that will enhance your overall experience using Virtual TimeClock 19.     What's New...
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  2. Keyboard Tab Selection in macOS

    One of the quickest and easiest ways to add and edit timecard entries in Virtual TimeClock is to use your keyboard 'tab' key to move between fields while entering dates and times with the number...
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  3. Reports displaying the wrong dates?

    With some regularity we hear from Virtual TimeClock users who noticed the dates on their timecards aren't correct. Displaying the wrong report dates on reports usually happens for one of two reasons, which we'll cover...
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  4. Locating Your Time Clock Database File

    In the unfortunate event of hardware failure on your Virtual TimeClock computer, you may be left with access to only the files on your hard drive, and not the programs installed. If you have access to...
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  5. 64-bit Applications in Virtual TimeClock 19

    Virtual TimeClock 19 shipped brand new 64 bit applications for each edition of Virtual TimeClock. This platform migration, from 32-bit to 64-bit, represents the largest code overhaul in decades and ensures that Virtual TimeClock will...
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  6. Windows HiDPI Support in Virtual TimeClock 19

    Virtual TimeClock 19 introduced brand new HiDPI support for Windows. HiDPI is a technical shorthand term that means 'high dots per inch' or, more simply, high resolution display. Note: Virtual TimeClock has supported high resolution on...
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  7. New Date & Time Controls in Virtual TimeClock 19

    Virtual TimeClock 19 shipped with brand new date, time & calendar controls that are implemented across the entire program. These updated controls make timecard management easier than ever by saving time and reducing keyboard entry...
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  8. Version 19 Upgrade Won't Install

    Several Virtual TimeClock users on Windows computers have reported issues upgrading their software from version 18 to 19. In this support blog we'll cover the two issues we've heard about and how to finish your...
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  9. Issue with Printing Reports after Upgrade

    A small number of Mac users who have upgraded their time clock to Virtual TimeClock 19 Release 1 reported that attempting to print reports is resulting in a program crash. This issue has only impacted...
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  10. macOS Dark Mode in Virtual TimeClock 19

    Our Virtual TimeClock 19 release included full support for macOS Dark Mode, which is available starting with macOS Mojave (10.14). Dark Mode support gives your time clock a brand new look and feel that fits...
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  11. How to Upgrade to Version 19

    This support blog will help you understand how to upgrade your Virtual TimeClock software to Version 19. Customers using Version 18.1 and newer can use the automatic updater to upgrade their software, while customers with older...
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  12. Kiosk Mode in Virtual TimeClock 19

    Virtual TimeClock Version 19 introduced Kiosk Mode which is a significant enhancement to the prior Full Screen mode. Kiosk Mode allows an administrator or manager to place the time clock in full screen mode which...
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  13. 64-bit Applications arrive in Virtual TimeClock 19

    New Virtual TimeClock 19 release is 64-bit native, adds support for HiDPI displays, macOS Dark Mode, and a Kiosk option for centralized employee time clocks. Fresno, CA - June 27, 2019 - Today's release of...
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  14. Virtual TimeClock 19

    The latest time clock software release from Redcort Software.   How to Upgrade >        Free Trial >        Press Release > Virtual TimeClock 19 has been completely rebuilt as a native 64-bit application while remaining a familiar time...
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  15. July 2019 Holidays

    The month of July includes one national holiday in the US, the 4th of July. This year, Independence Day (July 4th) falls on a Thursday. Most banks, state and federal offices will be closed for...
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  16. Stay Compliant with Employee Lunch Break Laws

    With the rise in lunch and break violation lawsuits over the last few years, including hefty fines to Apple, Wells Fargo and Albertsons, it's more important than ever to understand the lunch and break laws...
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  17. Coming Soon: Virtual TimeClock 64-bit

    Last week Apple made it official that 32-bit applications will not run on their macOS 10.15 Catalina operating system that will be released this fall. As we mentioned previously, we have been hard at work this past year...
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  18. Database is Closed Message

    If your Virtual TimeClock database is closed, your client software will alert you with a message that says: Unable to connect to your TimeClock Server. The database is closed. This article will briefly explain the primary...
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  19. Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees

    All employees in the US fall into one of two categories: exempt or non-exempt. These terms can be a bit confusing for many folks, so in this brief article we'll explain exempt vs non-exempt status...
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  20. Correcting a Missed Clock In from Lunch

    From time to time you may have an employee who forgets to punch back in from lunch and then leaves for the day without punching out for the day. When the employee returns for work...
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  21. EU Court Decision on Time Tracking

    A recent decision handed down by the European Court of Justice, the highest court in the European Union (EU), requires that employers record daily work hours for employees. This ruling was the result of litigation...
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  22. TimeClock Server Cannot Respond (102) Message

    Occasionally we hear from a Network Edition user who is receiving a message that says: Your TimeClock Server may be an incompatible older version that cannot respond (102). This message may appear on the client...
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  23. Virtual TimeClock Compatibility with macOS Mojave

    Since Virtual TimeClock is a one-time purchase, many companies take advantage of the cost savings by using the same version for years and years on dated operating systems. If you're planning on upgrading your Mac...
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  24. Error 21: Library Out of Sequence

    If you receive an Error 21 while opening or restoring your time clock database, it is an indication that your time clock database has been corrupted. Database corruption is rare, but can sometimes happen during a...
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  25. Sharing a Single Administrator Account

    If your TimeClock has a single administrator account that is shared between several administrators, we recommend switching to user-based administrator accounts. In this article we'll discuss the two primary reasons you should assign administrators and...
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