Virtual TimeClock Release Notes

Virtual TimeClock '09 Release 3

October 29, 2009

Virtual TimeClock ’09 Release 3 is a maintenance update to the Virtual TimeClock software suite. Release 3 provides Pro users a new (often requested) Timecard Notes feature, full support for Microsoft Windows 7 and 2008 Server, full Pro compatibility with Virtual TimeClock Basic databases, and over two dozen enhancements for an improved overall user experience.


Virtual TimeClock Pro & Pro Client

New
  • Timecard Notes feature allows easy annotations to employee timecard entries.
  • Importing workers now supports departmental assignments.

Enhancements
 

TimeClock

  • Adding/modifying entries no longer selects all workers by default.
  • Modifying timecard entries can now be initiated from the contextual menu.
  • Selected worker font color is again properly set on Windows PCs.
 

Entry Editor

  • Entry Editor column sort order is maintained after deleting entries.
  • Entry Editor window position is maintained between uses.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting entries could result in orphaned start times.
  • Adding/modifying timecard entries no longer selects all workers by default.
 

Reports

  • Timecard report enhancements improve report layout and consistency.
  • Accrued & Used Leave report enhancements improve user experience.
  • Print preview respects landscape page orientation on Windows PCs.
  • Print preview window position is maintained between uses and opens maximized.
  • The timecard report selection dialog defaults to the 'OK' button on open.
 

Miscellaneous

  • Removing default out memo and tasks from Display Groups now works consistently.
  • Time deductions for portions of an hour can once again be set.
  • Making changes to a user defined payroll period now consistently enables the Save button.
  • Time controls once again allow 'AM' and 'PM' changes using arrow keys or buttons.
  • New administrative users are now required to have a password.
  • Added 'Enter Password' label to password field prompts.
  • The Command/Control + W shortcut now consistently closes windows.
  • Imported users without a department are correctly set to 'Unassigned'.
  • Messages in the Mail window once again properly maintain sort order.
  • License keys can once again be pasted into the key entry window on Windows PCs.
  • Backup file from Windows PCs can now be restored on Mac computers.
  • Optional evaluation balance update on program quit when running in evaluation mode.
 

Virtual TimeClock Server
 

New

  • Network Edition now opens Basic Edition databases.
  • Network Edition now restores Basic Edition database backups.
 

Changes

  • Server Manager enhanced to ease installation & maintenance of the TimeClock Server.
  • TimeClock Server now loads properly during an operating system update at boot.
  • TimeClock Server consistently opens databases on local drives other than the boot drive.
  • Network Edition is now integrated with Mac OS X 10.5 & 10.6 firewall rules.
  • Server Manager automatically attempts to reconnect after losing a network connection.
  • TimeClock Clients once again reconnect when a Mac TimeClock Server wakes from sleep.
 


Virtual TimeClock Basic

  • No Release 3 update for the Basic Edition.