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-======Time ​Tracking======+======Task Time Preferences ​======
  
-{{images:​screenshots:​taskprefs.png}}+([[tools-menu|Menu Bar > Tools]] > Preferences > Tasks)
  
 +  * [[#​time_tracking|Time Tracking]]
 +  * [[#​time_periods|Time Periods]]
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 +{{images:​screenshots:​time-track-prefs.png}}
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 +====Time Tracking====
 Time tracking is a simple device that lets you start and stop a '​clock'​ whenever you are working on a task and then have the elapsed time added to the 'Time Spent' attribute. Time tracking is a simple device that lets you start and stop a '​clock'​ whenever you are working on a task and then have the elapsed time added to the 'Time Spent' attribute.
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-Continue time-tracking a task even when 
  
-  ​* the task is not selected. +**Show the Time-Tracker window whenever a task'​s ​time is tracked**\\ 
-    * Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when the tracked task loses its selection. +TODO -
-  * the tasklist containing the task is not active +
-    * Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you switch away from the tasklist containing the tracked ​task. +
-  ​a screensaver is running or the desktop is locked +
-    ​Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you lock your desktop (Windows Key + L) or when a screensaver is running ie You go to a meeting relating to the tracked task. +
-  * the computer is hibernated or in stand-by +
-    * Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you hibernate your computer or put it into stand-by.+
    
-**Tracking ​new task should stop tracking of tasks in all other open tasklists**+**Continue time-tracking ​a task even when**
  
 +  * **the task is not selected**\\ Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when the tracked task loses its selection.
 +  * **the tasklist containing the task is not active**\\ Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you switch away from the tasklist containing the tracked task.
 +  * **a screensaver is running or the desktop is locked**\\ Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you lock your desktop (Windows Key + L) or when a screensaver is running ie You go to a meeting relating to the tracked task.
 +  * **the computer is hibernated or in stand-by**\\ Untick this option if you want time tracking to stop when you hibernate your computer or put it into stand-by.
 + 
 +**Tracking a new task should stop tracking of tasks in all other open tasklists**\\
 This option ensures that there is only ever one task being tracked at any one time. This option ensures that there is only ever one task being tracked at any one time.
    
-**Log tracked time** +**Log tracked time**\\
 For each start/stop sequence this option saves information about the sequence to a .csv file, the idea being that at a later date (weekly or monthly) you can load this into Excel (or Open Office) and generate a report from each entry. For each start/stop sequence this option saves information about the sequence to a .csv file, the idea being that at a later date (weekly or monthly) you can load this into Excel (or Open Office) and generate a report from each entry.
    
-  * Log each task to a separate file +  ​* **Log each task to a separate file**\\ By default all start/stop sequences for each tasklist are stored in the same .csv file. This option allows each task to be stored separately. 
-    ​* By default all start/stop sequences for each tasklist are stored in the same .csv file. This option allows each task to be stored separately. +  ​* **Display confirmation dialog for each period logged**\\ - TODO -
-  * Display confirmation dialog for each period logged +
-   // Work in Progress. // Need description+
  
-  ​* Allow time tracking on parent tasks +**Allow time tracking on parent tasks**\\ By default, a parent task's time spent is simply the accumulated time spent of all its subtasks. As a result (by default) the attribute field of a parent task is disabled and time tracking is disabled. This option allows time tracking on parent tasks and also allows manual times to be added to parent tasks.
-    ​* By default, a parent task's time spent on is simply the accumulated time spent of all its subtasks. As a result (by default) the attribute field of a parent task is disabled and time tracking is disabled. This option allows time tracking on parent tasks and also (as a side effect) ​allows manual times to be added to parent tasks.+
  
 +**When time-tracking remind me every '​n'​ minutes**\\
 +- TODO -
  
-====== Time Periods======+----- 
 + 
 +==== Time Periods====
    
-One day equals 'x' hours+**One day equals 'n' hours**\\
 This allows you to specify the length of the working day to be used for display and calculation purposes. This allows you to specify the length of the working day to be used for display and calculation purposes.
    
-One week equals 'x' days +**One week equals 'n' days**\\ 
-Likewise, this allows you to specify ​the length of the working week.+This displays ​the length of the 'working week' based on which days have been specified in the field beneath.
    
-Treat due tasks as having ​the highest priority +**The following days represent ​the weekend**\\ 
-This option allows you to sort due tasks '​high'​ when sorting by priority.+Tick each of the days that should not be counted as a weekday. 
 + 
 +-----
  
-The following days represent the weekend +See also: [[preferences-dialog|Preferences Dialog]], [[tools-menu|Tools Menu]], [[ui-toolbar|Application Toolbar]]
-The checked days are not included when calculating end dates.+
  
  
  
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