Periodically you may need to enter additional employee information, for calculation of sick lists, severance pay, and other personnel issues, into the Employeesform. This form contains text fields to enter such information. However, before you can enter additional information in the Employeesform, you must set up the corresponding text field types in the Text fieldsform.

  1. Click Staff accounting> Setup> Text fieldsto open the Text fieldsform.

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a new line.

  3. In the Fieldfield, enter a unique identifier for the text field.

  4. In the Namefield, enter a name for the text field.

  5. In the Field typefield, select Stringor Date.

    Note Note

    The text fields are used for statistics statements. You can use text fields with the Field typeas Dateto set up counter calculation methods.

    If you select the Stringoption in this field, you can view or enter the corresponding information in the Text fieldstab in the Employeesform. If you select the Dateoption, you can enter the corresponding date in the Text fieldstab in the Employeesform.

  6. For text fields with Field typeas String, select the Checkcheck box to validate the values that are entered in the text fields in the Employeesform.

  7. Click the right pane and press CTRL+N to create new value lines.

  8. In the Valuefield, enter a list of valid values.

  9. Press CTRL+S or close the form.

  10. Click Staff accounting> Common Forms> Employee tableto open the Employeesform.

  11. Click the Overviewtab, and then select an employee.

  12. Click the Text fieldstab.

  13. Press CTRL+N to create a new line.

  14. Select the required Text field.

  15. In the Valuefield, select or modify the string value or date.

    Note Note

    In the Text fieldsform, if a validation is set up for the values with the Field typefield as String, the list will be displayed with corresponding values.

    For text fields with the Field typefield as Date, you can select or modify the starting date of the report period. The length of the period will be calculated with the specified date, before the date of the calculation of the pay period.

  16. Press CTRL+S or close the form.

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