The holiday add-on allows you to create custom holiday types like unpaid leave, maternity leave, compassionate leave or any other type you may need. Before you can create a new holiday type you must first make sure the corresponding time entry activity has been created. This will usually be created under Internal > Absence > "Name of Holiday Type" If you have already done this please skip to step 5.
please refer to the Adding Entitlement For Custom Holiday Types Guide to add entitlement to existing holiday Types.
If you are unable to complete any of the steps in this guide please use the Submit a request button in the top right of this page to contact our team for help.
- Click on Admin
- Click Clients > [Internal] > Project > Absence > Activity > Add New
- You will only need to fill out the description field the short description should auto-populate.
- Click Save
- Click Admin > Holiday > Configuration > Holiday Type
- Click Add New
- You will need to fill in the available fields, an example has been provided as well as a description of what each field is used for.
Client - Location of your holiday type (Usually internal)
Project - Location of your holiday type (Usually Absence)
Activity - The name of your holiday type
Description - The name of your holiday type
Requested colour - The colour to been shown on the holiday page when this holiday type is requested
Approved colour - The colour to been shown on the holiday page when this holiday type is approved
Annual leave - Only select this if the Holiday type is a staff member's annual leave
Public Holiday - Only select this if the Holiday type is a public holiday
Print character - This character will be shown on reports and is most often the first letter of the holiday type
Sensitive - If ticked this will not display the holiday type description when using the team view add-on
- Click Save
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