Staff Maintenance - Absences bar

Use the Absences bar to record details of the staff member's absences from your organisation.

 Opening the Staff Maintenance - Absences bar
  1. Select Human Resources > Staff Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Staff Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for the staff member. See Searching for staff members.
  3. Click the Absences bar.

     You can click anywhere on a navigation bar other than the caption to open it.

    The Absences bar of the Staff Maintenance window is displayed.


Staff Maintenance - Absences bar key fields and buttons



Absence Date

Date of the absence.

Arrival Time and Departure Time

Period of attendance, if the staff member was absent for part of the day.


Calculate the fraction of a normal working day, if the staff member was absent for part of the day.

Absence Type

Type of absence. For example, time taken off for family matters. Also you can specify whether the absence was for a full day or part of a day.

Reason Code

Reason code for the absence type.


Description of the absence.




Launch the Absences window to add a new absence record.

Edit the selected record.

Delete the selected record.

Common buttons



Create a new staff member. See Creating staff members.

Delete the selected staff member. See Deleting staff members or making them inactive.

Display the Staff Maintenance Search Criteria window.

You can update the search criteria and search for new staff. See Searching for staff members.

Customise how the bars are displayed. See Customising navigation bars in the Introduction manual.

Create a new task relating to the current staff member. See Managing tasks in the Introduction manual.

Click to refresh the screen for the selected staff member.