In this article you will learn:
1. What is an absence?
Absences are non-working days that are not represented by working time models, project calendars or company holidays. Resources do not work on these days.
Absences can be unplannable, e.g. illness, or plannable, e.g. training.
They are entered manually in the time axis of the team boards. Existing capacity planning is not affected.
To be able to enter absences for yourself, you must have editor rights in the team board.
To enter absences for other resources, you must be a team board admin or organisation admin.
2. Where and how do I add an absence?
You can add an absence in a team board in the Timeline area.
Open the desired team board
Click on Timeline
Click on the day you want the absence to start at the corresponding resource and drag the mouse to the day you want it to end
Click on Absence
Click on the drop-down list Absence Type and select the desired absence
You can change the start or end date in the Start - End Date field.
Click on the drop-down list to select how long the absence should last per day
Click on Add Absence
3. How do I change an absence?
Change via the properties dialogue
Click on the absence you want to change
You can now change the absence type, the dates or the duration per day of absence
After you have made the changes, click next to the dialogue
The changes are applied
Change via the absence bar
Via the absence bar you can change the start/end date of the absence
Click on the absence bar and drag it to the place where you want it to start or end
If you only want to change the start date, click on the beginning of the absence bar and drag it to the new start date
If you only want to change the end date, click on the end of the absence bar and drag it to the new end date
4. How do I delete an absence?
Click on the absence you want to delete
Click on Delete absence in the properties dialogue
Confirm the security prompt
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