Virtual TimeClock Release Notes

Virtual TimeClock 11

Virtual TimeClock 11 is a substantial upgrade for Virtual TimeClock Basic, Pro and Network Editions that adds new shift and worker schedule controls and reporting. This release includes a number of new time clock controls to restrict clocking in and out outside of scheduled work times. This release also includes a number of user experience enhancements that improves overall program performance and usability.


Release 1 Notes -- January 17, 2011
Virtual TimeClock '11 new features and enhancements include:

Virtual TimeClock Pro & Pro Client Editions
 

Shifts & Schedules

  • User defined shift start and end times
  • Automatic worker clock out at shift end with user defined grace period
  • Shift differentials with percentage of base pay or fixed amount premium pay options
  • Early start and late stop restriction rules
  • User schedules allow different shift assignments for each day of the week
  • Full support for overnight shifts
 

Time Clock

  • Restrict or prevent Clock In before shift starts with user defined grace period
  • Courtesy early Clock In can record shift begin as start time
  • Restrict or prevent Clock In on unscheduled days
  • Restrict or prevent Clock Out after shift ends with user defined grace period
  • Courtesy late Clock Out can record shift end time as stop time
  • Option to add a timecard note when starting or stopping work
 

Reporting

  • New Late Arrival report with separate security access
  • New Shift Detail report
  • New Shift Summary report
  • New option to summarize shift data on time card reports
  • Calculate shift differential for gross wage and job costing reports
 

Security

  • New controls for accessing shifts and schedule assignments
  • New controls for controlling who can override a shift restriction or violation
  • New controls for viewing and printing late arrival reports
  • Enabling security now requires a password to prevent accidental program lock out
  • Security settings can now be viewed and modified without enabling password protection
 

Entry Editor

  • Assign a shift to manual and leave entries
  • Modify assigned shift for existing entries
  • Fixed a bug so Leave entries now properly sort by date/time in entry listings
 

Administration

  • New program shortcut buttons simplify & enhance program navigation
  • Enhanced intelligent selection when navigating in administrative functions
  • Modifications to timecard notes are now recorded in the audit logs
 

Installation

  • Automatic installer with option to keep in the Dock for Macintosh users
  • Enhanced setup assistance for new users
 

Documentation

  • New Installation & Setup Guide
  • New Administrator's Quick Reference
  • New Employee Quick Reference
  • New Help menu website links simplify accessing online resources


Virtual TimeClock Basic Edition
 

Administration

  • New program shortcut buttons simplify & enhance program navigation
  • Enhanced intelligent selection when navigating in administrative functions
 

Installation

  • Automatic installer with option to keep in the Dock for Macintosh users
  • Enhanced automatic setup assistance for new installations
 

Documentation

  • New Installation & Setup Guide
  • New Administrator's Quick Reference
  • New Employee Quick Reference
  • New Help menu website links simplify accessing online resources


Virtual TimeClock Server Edition
 

TimeClock Server

  • Changing Mac client computer name no longer causes duplicate client ID error
  • Selected network interface now reliably selected after system restart
 

Server Manager

  • New interface icons make it easier to determine status of server functions
  • Changing or losing network interfaces no longer confuses the Server Manager
  • Server Manager will now run in compatibility mode with older Service/Daemon installations
 

Installation

  • Automatic installer with option to keep in the Dock for Macintosh users
  • Enhanced automatic setup assistance for new installations
 

Documentation

  • New Installation & Setup Guide
  • New Administrator's Quick Reference
  • New Help menu website links simplify accessing online resources


1.01 Release Notes -- January 20, 2011
 

Pro Client

  • Time stamps once again are received from the server computer rather than the client computer (Broken 11 R1.0)
 

Server Manager

  • Windows Servers with Terminal Services activated no longer throw an invalid OS error on startup (Broken 11 R1.0)


1.02 Release Notes -- February 1, 2011
 

Pro Client

  • Running on multiple user accounts no longer uses up multiple client licenses (Broken 11 R1.0)
 

Server Manager

  • Installing an updated Service/Daemon no longer hangs the install if the saved Server IP address is not valid (Broken 11 R1.0)


1.03 Release Notes -- February 25, 2011
 

Pro Client

  • Mac Only - Client once again compatible with Mac OS X 10.3 (Broken 11 R1.0)