e-PayDay® e-Time™ Import Settings Window

  1. Read here to set up your e-PayDay® Bio-Clock™ installation and configuration
  2. Click File > Timecards (e-Time™) > Import Configuration.
  3. Navigate to Source
  4. Select Bio-Clock or Generic Text Format.
    1. Bio-Clock
      1. Number: If you have multiple Bio-Clocks, choose the Number of the Bio-Clock you will be using for this Company.
      2. Location: If you have multiple Bio-Clocks, select the Location this Bio-Clock is for.
      3. Company: Select the Company this Bio-Clock is for.
      4. IP Address: Enter the IP Address of the Bio-Clock.
      5. Username: Enter the Username for the Bio-Clock.
      6. Password: Enter the Password for the Bio-Clock.
      7. Display Password Characters: Display the hidden password.
      8. Daylight Savings Time: Select if you would like the imported times to be automatically adjusted by -1 hour from 2am on the first Sunday in October until 2am on the first Sunday in April.
        1. Daylight savings is only observed in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory.
      9. Hrs Adjust: If required, enter the number hours you would like you Employees Times adjusted by.
      10. Mins Adjust:If required, enter the number hours you would like you Employees Times adjusted by.
        1. Hrs Adjust and Minds Adjust can be used when your Bio-Clock stored times as UTC+0 or to remain in control of your Daylight avings setting.
    2. Generic Text Format
      1. Employee ID: The times will be matched against with the below option to import to the correct Employee.
        1. EmpDBID: Employee Database ID which is predefined by e-PayDay®
        2. EmpClock ID: Established by the user in Employees.
        3. EmpCode: Predefined and can be located in Employees.
      2. Delimiter
        1. All Fields
        2. None
        3. Strings
      3. Character
        1. Quotes
        2. Custom
      4. Separator
        1. Comma
        2. Vertical Bar
        3. Semicolon
        4. Space
        5. Tab
        6. Custom
      5. Date Format
        1. DD/MM/YYYY
        2. MM/DD/YYYY
        3. YYYY/MM/DD
      6. If required, select Header Record
      7. Click Load File
      8. Locate the Generic Text Import File
      9. Click Open
      10. Click Don’t Save.
      11. Next to each line of Data, select the appropriate settings.
  5. Click Save then Exit

Example Generic Text Import File

  • Employee ID: EmpClockID
  • Delimiter: None
  • Seperator: Comma
  • Date Format: DD/MM/YYYY
  • Header Record: Ticked.

Employee ID, Date of Clocking Time, Time Clocked In or Out
1000, 29/06/2017, 10:30:00
1000, 29/06/2017, 13:45:00
1000, 29/06/2017, 14:15:00
1000, 29/06/2017, 17:25:00
1000, 30/06/2017, 10:30:00
1000, 30/06/2017, 13:45:00
1000, 30/06/2017, 14:15:00
1000, 30/06/2017, 17:25:00
1000, 03/07/2017, 10:30:00
1000, 03/07/2017, 13:45:00
1000, 03/07/2017, 14:15:00
1000, 03/07/2017, 17:25:00
1000, 04/07/2017, 10:30:00
1000, 04/07/2017, 13:45:00
1000, 04/07/2017, 14:15:00
1000, 04/07/2017, 17:25:00
1000, 05/07/2017, 10:30:00
1000, 05/07/2017, 13:45:00
1000, 05/07/2017, 14:15:00
1000, 05/07/2017, 17:25:00

Revision: 18
Last modified: 2020/03/11

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