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1456044 - Different Time Entry's Statuses and Their Meanings


In employee's time sheet, there is the Status column for each time entry. You want to know how many kinds of statuses time entry can have and their meanings.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Time Administration work center.
  2. Select the Time Recording view and Time Sheet sub view.
  3. Select an employee then select the Open Time Sheet button.
  4. In the Time Sheet you can see the Status column.


There are several statuses available for a time entry:

  • Inactive: Time entry has been created but not yet released
  • Active: Time entry has been released without necessity for approval
  • In Approval: Time entry has been released is waiting for approval
  • Approved: Time entry has been released and approved
  • Rejected: Time entry has been released but has been rejected
  • Pending Change: Active, approved or rejected time entry has been changed but not yet released
  • Pending Cancellation: Active,approved or rejected time entry has been deleted but not yet released
  • Cancellation - In Approval: Active, approved or rejected time entry has been deleted, released and is waiting for approval
  • Changes Rejected: Changes made on the time entry have been rejected
  • Cancellation Rejected: Deletion of time entry has been rejected
  • Cancelled: Time entry has been deleted (canceled) and deletion has been approved


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