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3071475 - Incorrect Time Recording Profile


Newly created Employees shows different Time Recording Method in Time Sheet.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Time Administration work center.
  2. Select Employees view.
  3. Search for the New Employee and select it.
  4. Click on the Edit button and navigate to the Time File tab.
  5. In the Time Recording Profile tab, verify that the selected Time Recording Method is Positive Recording.

    Now, for the second part:

  6. Navigate to the Time Recording Work Center.
  7. Select the Time Recording - Time sheet view.
  8. Search for the same Employee.
  9. In the Object Worklist (OWL), you can observe that the Time Recording Method shows Exception-based.

There is descrepancy in both the views.


Newly created Employees are active for Time Recording from mid of the Time Sheet reporting week.

Hence, the Time Recording Method shows as the default of Exception until the Time Sheet Reporting Period covers a complete week for given employees.


Any recording completed by these employees will be valuated as a Positive Time Recorder.


Time Recording Profile, Time Recording Method, Positive Time Recording, Timesheet , KBA , SRD-HR-TLM , Time and Labour Management , How To


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