Adding Breaks & Lunches

Adding Breaks & Lunches

Virtual TimeClock Pro and Network editions allow you to easily add a break or lunch entry to an employee's timecard. Whether you need to add an entry for the current day or to yesterday's timecard, this article will walk you through both ways of adding break and lunch entries. 

Note: You can use automatic time deductions to automatically deduct lunch breaks from employee timecards.


Insert a Break or Lunch for the Current Day

  1. Select Turn Administration On from the File menu.
  2. Right-click an employee's name and choose Add or Modify Entries.
  3. Select the current entry to insert the lunch or break.
  4. From the toolbar, select Insert Break or Insert Lunch.
Adding a break to a current entry
  1. Enter Begin and End times and click Save


Insert a Break or Lunch to a Prior Day

  1. Select Turn Administration On from the File menu.
  2. Right-click an employee's name and choose Timecard.
  3. Select Entry Editor from the report toolbar.
  4. Select the entry you want to add a break or lunch to.
  5. Click the Insert Break or Insert Lunch button from the toolbar.
  6. Choose the Begin and End times and click Save.
Adding a lunch break to a timecard
Once you've added a new timecard entry, it's a good idea to review the user's timecard to ensure that the entry was created properly. For more information, see the Overview of Adding and Editing Entries.