If you find that you work on the same clients and projects from one week to the next you can use a previous timesheet as a template and save some data entry. Here’s how to clone all the clients, projects, and tasks from one week to the next.
In AbtracOnLine you can copy timesheets in the CrossTab view of your timesheet using the “Clone Timesheet” Button.
It’s simplest to create the new timesheet period first, then choose the Clone button. (You cannot clone an ‘open’ timesheet, which is why it’s best to start with a blank screen)
Then select the timesheet date you are cloning from, then the day within any timesheet period that you want to clone it to. Tip: When copying timesheets people will often clone the data to a Sunday or another non-work day to keep track of which entries need to be edited/amended and which can be deleted at the completion of the timesheet.
You’ll be prompted to confirm the timesheet copy before continuing, any data that duplicates that already within the timesheet period will not be copied.
Abtrac KB# 2112