Frequently Asked Questions

How to customize and generate Timelabs reports?
Customize and generate Timelabs reports:



Page Layout: - With page layout user can set desired Page layout format for any report in Timelabs. Page layout shows below some layout buttons:
1.: - With this radio button you can generate report in portrait format.
2. : - This radio button generates reports in landscape format.
3. : - If this check box is enabled you will be see report header details on top of the report. If this check box is not enabled NO header will be shown.
4. : - If this check box is enabled you will see footer details under each report. If this check box is not enabled NO footer will be shown.
5. : - This check box shows total count in footer after each branch, department and month data.
6. : - This check box will show total count in footer only after end of the report.
7. : - If this check box is enabled a page break will show on each page. If this check box is not enabled NO page break will show and data will show continuously from next page.
Specify Data Filter
1. Group By: - You can generate the reports as employee wise, Date Wise & None.
2. Select Branch: - You can generate the report for selected one or ALL branches. Enabling check box at ‘Include In Grouping’ will show branch in grouping, else it will be shown under the report’s column below.
3. Select Department: - You can generate the report for selected one or ALL departments. Enabling check box over ‘Include In Grouping’ will show department in grouping, else it will be shown under the report’s column below.
4. Select Shift: - You can generate the report for selected one or ALL shifts. Enabling check box over ‘Include In Grouping’ will show Shift in grouping, else it will be shown under the report’s column below.
5. Select Month: - You can generate the report for selected or ALL months. Enabling check box over ‘Include In Grouping’ will show month in grouping, else it will be shown under the report’s column below.

Reports Setting
Before exporting data in a desired report format you can apply some filters on these data. There are some filters available on each report.

1. Specify Criteria : - From this icon you can filter data by setting a condition command on a field.

2. Column Picker : - From this icon you can pick or remove a column from the report. You can also set columns position with up & down command.

Original Data

Removed Code, Designation and Month fields from Column Picker:

After Applying settings data will show like this:


3. Report Columns Properties : - User can set a column’s width, alignment and caption from this icon. See the example below:

Original Report:

Change caption and other settings from Column Properties icon:


After applying settings will show data like this:


4. Specify Sorting :- You can set data sorting on multiple fields. Clicking on this icon will open a new pop-up. Here you can sort data as ascending or descending base.

Original Data

Apply Sorting on field:
After saving sorting settings:


Save Custom View As : - User can save his customized report format and can use it in future at report generation. If a template is saved user needs to select that template and then the data will be generated according to format applied on that template. User don’t need to apply that specified filter again and again during report generation. This will quickly generate report in desired format. All you need to do is, apply filter on a report and save that template for once.

When you click on ‘Save Custom view As’ button it will open below pop-up. Here you need to give a name for your custom report format. You can also update print name on that custom report format.

Print name will show on the report when you export report by using that custom report format:


 Last updated Mon, Jul 18 2016 2:14pm

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