Timesheet only hrs and date (no from - to time)

Hi there,

I’m wondering if there is a possibility to configure ERPNext to enter only working hours instead of from - to time.

I want to enter something like this

01/01/2018 5:00hr
01/02/2018 8:30hr

I don’t want to let our employees enter the concrete working time with from- and to-time.

Best regards,

In the latest version, this is possible, you need to just enter the from date and the hours.

Hi @Pawan,

I use this this version and I can confirm what you described. But if I open the record (line), then I see a from time and a to time. In your example it is 17:3…something as from-time.

I don’t want to have the “from” and “to” time. This should not be present in the time sheets at all. I want to have just a DATE and a HRS amount.

Is this possible?

Best regards,

Welcome to ERPNext Thomas,

Yes such changes are possible if you search up ‘customize form’ advice pointers to follow and links to official docs and videos

Hi @clarkej,

thank you for your reply.

I tried to update the Timesheet Details form and tried the following:

  • Set From Time and To Time to “invisible”.
    Then I was able to enter only hrs but I’m not able to enter a booking date for a record
  • Tried to change From Time to a Date field (instead of a Date Time field)
    This change is not possible. I’m not allowed to change a type of a field which is in the default forms

Anyway, if I change anything to the From Time and To Time, I’m afraid that I break the validation if I do any time recording “in parallel”. There is a check, if I book a time record on the same day and the same time which spans over all my time sheets.

Any help aside from reading the docs would be very appreciated :slight_smile:

All the best,

My thoughts are these:

  1. possibly use a Custom Script to zero the hours minutes seconds of the From Date popup Calendar from the default current time values.

  2. add a Custom Field for eg Booking Date, that uses a Custom Script to specify the Date format as dd-mm-yyyy


edit: re 1) this shows a datepicker_options example code

Time Picker problem in Time sheet still persistant - #5 by spa
Change default date time picker - #2 by rmehta

how can i add hour (Hrs) to the form Time as
input (3-17-2020 1:17) + 8 hours or minutes
output 3-17-2020 8:17 if it’s minutes will be 3-17-2020 1:25 ,
do you have any idea to do that , Thanks

Hi Thomas,
Did you ever get a satisfactory solution? I have exactly the same desire to only see the date not the time.



Oh that’s brilliant thank you!