Time punching is a method of recording work time in Replicon. Employees punch in when they start working, and punch out when they stop working.
The table below outlines all steps for setting up Replicon to allow users to track time by punching in and out. Features should be set up in the order given below.
Refer to How time punching works for more information.
Feature to set up
What the feature does
Enable punch permissions
Allows users to access punch functionality.
Payroll Manager requires:
*This option is disabled by default, since it isn’t commonly used.
Administration > Employees and Organization > Permission Sets
Set up punch validation rules (Optional)
Punch validation rules define requirements for a punch, flagging invalid punches as either errors or warnings.They are assigned to punch entry policies.
Administration > Punch Time Entry > Punch Validation Rules
Set up punch rounding rules (Optional)
Administration > Punch Time Entry > Rounding Rules
Set up punch entry policies
Punch entry policies allow users to create punches, and define a variety of settings related to punches.They are assigned to users in their user profiles.
Administration > Punch Time Entry > Punch Entry Policies
Create places (Optional)
Places are geographical ranges defined by virtual fences – sometimes known as geofences – that display as blue circles on punch maps, so supervisors can easily identify punches that fall outside the user’s assigned place.They are assigned to users in their user profiles.
Administration > Punch Time Entry > Places
Assign punch settings to users
On the Punch Time Entry tab:
On the Timesheets tab: Assign users a punch timesheet, if punch hours require approval, and will be used in payroll, billing, or costing.
Administration > Employees and Organization > Users > Punch Time Entry and Timesheets
No, you can only click a location, and define the radius of the of the fence area.
Yes, punches are always recorded, and are flagged in timesheets, on x, and on y, if applicable, if they’re invalid.