Summary:
There could be many reasons for users, not being able to find the Activity Column on their timesheet, and this article highlights those settings that Web TimeSheet Administrator need to look into.

Resolution:
Verify if the following settings are enabled or applied,

  • Enable Activities:

    • Log in as the Web TimeSheet Administrator.
    • Click on the Administration icon at the top menu bar.
    • Choose System Preferences from the left panel, found under the System category.
    • Check if the Enable Activities option is checked off under the Usage category.
    • If unchecked, check off this option and click on the Save button at the bottom of the current page.
  • Add new Activities:

    • Log in as the Web TimeSheet Administrator.
    • Click on the Administration icon at the top menu bar.
    • Choose Activities from the left panel, found under the Timesheet Setup category.
    • Check if Activities are available or created.
    • Few default Activities should be found here however; to add new Activities, click on the Add button that is found at the bottom of the current page.
  • Assign Activities:

    • Log in as the Web TimeSheet Administrator.
    • Click on the Administration icon at the top menu bar.
    • Choose Users from the left panel, found under the Users/Departments category.
    • Select a User from the List Users section.
    • Edit the user profile and click on the Advanced tab.
    • Check if Activities are assigned to the user or checked off under the Activities category in this page.
    • If none are selected, manually select them and click on the Save button at the bottom of the current page.
  • Enable the Activity Column:

    • Log in as the User.
    • Click on the Settings button, found at the top right corner, next to the left of the Logout button.
    • In the Edit User Preferences page, check if the option Activity Name is enabled or checked off, under the Choose for Activity Name Display category.
    • If unchecked, check off this option and click on the Save button at the bottom of the current page.
  • Enable a Permission:

    • Log in as the Web TimeSheet Administrator.
    • Click on the Administration icon at the top menu bar.
    • Choose the Permissions option from the left panel, found under the Users/Departments category.
    • Select the permission assigned to the user. The Edit Permissions page appears.
    • Expand the Timesheet option and make sure the Show Activities in Timesheet option is checked off.
    • If unchecked, check off this option and click on the Save button at the bottom of the current page.