Release Notes

Virtual TimeClock 5.6

November 12, 2007
Note: This release has reached End Of Life

Supported Operating Systems

Basic & Pro

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New OS X 10.5 'Leopard' Compatibility

  • Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
  • Support for new unified Leopard toolbars.

Enhanced Microsoft Vista Support

  • Report Writer now allows editing of new report names under Vista.
  • Revised Setup Assistant user interface under Vista.
  • Aero toolbar support in Vista.

New 'Paid Break' Interface

  • Built-in support for recording and reporting worker paid breaks.
  • Full toolbar, menu and contextual menu support for ease of use.

New and Enhanced Report Writer Functionality

  • New 'Worker Status' report prints a snapshot of every worker's status.
  • Enhanced Report Writer interface.
  • New user defined signature line text for each report.
  • New ability to Sort/Display timecards by worker first or last name.
  • New option to include Social Security Number on timecard reports.
  • New option to include worker ID number on timecard reports.
  • New support for landscape or portrait printing.
  • Printer selection and settings are now retained on program restart.
  • Report name is now displayed on all pages of a report.
  • Names are now carried forward when hours span multiple pages.
  • Report column layout now gives preference to the tasks column.
  • Support for multiple leave entries on a single day.
  • Reports without page breaks now print a divider between names.
  • Enhanced report spacing and totaling.
  • Auto deductions fully support gross wage calculations.
  • Enhanced support for salaried workers in task and departmental reports.

Expanded Program Documentation

  • Revised and expanded User's Guide.
  • Updated and expanded built-in help system.

Enhanced User Experience

  • Numerous cosmetic improvements throughout the program.
  • Repeating backup schedules are now more robust and reliable.
  • Aborted data restore now logs as aborted rather than successful.
  • Department administration selects default departments reliably.
  • License deletion consistently updates evaluation mode.
  • Updated and enhanced Setup Assistant for new data files.

Version 5.6.1 Maintenance Release

January 2008

  • Fixed an issue that prevented new data files from saving report changes.
  • The Help menu for the Company Setup Guide now works reliably.
  • Scrollbars display properly when using the two list TimeClock display.

Version 5.6.2 Maintenance Release

February 2008

  • Editing Paid Breaks now works reliably.
  • Enhanced database robustness when deleting users and messages.