Time Portal Mobile version 2.13
Grower option on Scan Barcodes Clock-in mode
When Clock-in mode on the Scan Barcodes screen has been selected, a new "Grower" button is available to specify a grower that should be associated with the work being performed. This is not a required selection but if you do select a Grower, the locations list can be filtered to show only locations for that grower.
Support for new Scales
Time Portal now works with certain Avery and TBWS scales, in addition to the Brecknell scales which have always been supported. The Scale settings near the bottom of the Settings screen now provides a drop-down list of scales to choose from.
In the Weights mode of the Scan Barcodes screen, you can now see the brand of scale which has been selected.
Important: If your scale is not compatible with the selected scale, Time Portal may show incorrect information or may appear to "hang" with a message such as "Getting Weight" as it waits for a response from the scale. If this occurs, please go to the Settings Screen and ensure that you've selected the correct scale.
Tapping the circular image of a person silhouette on Enroll workers page will now pop up a window that allows you to take a photo of the selected employee.
Here's the pop-up window.
And here's the second window for cropping the portion of the employee photo you wish to keep.
After the picture is cropped and saved, it will appear next to the employee and will also be uploaded to the web application once the device is synchronized. The picture will be downloaded to other mobile devices after they have been synchronized as well.
Important: Be sure to give permission for taking photos if prompted by Windows. If you answer "No" to the question, you can go into Windows and select Start->Settings->Privacy->Camera to manage camera permissions.
The settings screen now includes an option called "Upload in background" for enabling automatic updates in the background. With this setting enabled, Time Portal will try, every 5-minutes, to synchronize if an Internet connection is available. If you are working in an area with limited Internet connectivity, consider leaving this setting off and just using the Sync feature once you know the Internet is available.
Easier to add employees
The Add Employees Screen, which is used to add employees to a time sheet, now presents all available employees in a single list that includes the ability to filter by employee name. It was previously necessary to select a crew to pick from the crew's employee list.
As before, a transferred (added) employee is added to the time sheet on a temporary basis and will be placed on his original crew's time sheet the next time it is created.
Automatic creation of new time sheet in Scan Barcodes Clock-in mode
In previous versions, Time Portal would clock workers into an open time sheet for the employee's crew, even if the time sheet was from a previous day. Now, Time Portal will check if the time sheet is from a previous day and if so, will prompt for the creation of a new time sheet for clocking in the worker.