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Time Lock

In this article we'll be covering how Admins & Controllers can establish a period in Forecast, in which their teams are restricted from adding or editing time entries.

Time to read 1-2 min. 

Main takeaways

  • Find out where can you enable the time lock feature
  • Learn how to enable the time lock feature.
  • Apply exceptions to certain team members. 

Time Lock - Admin panel

First the Timesheet Locking toggle needs to be turned on. For this click on the Admin panel and navigate to the Time Management tab. Find Timesheet Locking and click on the toggle to enable it for your projects.

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Time Lock - Company Timesheet tab

To find and enable the time lock feature in your account you will need to navigate to the Company Timesheet where you can also track your team's time registrations, send reminders to log time and register time for other team members.


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Enabling Time Lock 

Step 1: Click to enable the Time Lock Feature. 

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Once enabled this will restrict team members from logging time or editing time.

Step 2:
Select the date that you want to lock

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In doing so, your team members will no longer be able to add or edit their time entries beyond the date selected. 

For example, if you set the date for the 31st of August 2021, your team will not be able to register or edit time entries in the past. 

Step 3:
Select from certain team members from your company whom should be exempted.

Note that you cannot have the exception option if you also have Time Approval enabled.

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These team members will be the only ones exempted, and will be able to log or edit time entries past the date selected.