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Absence Setup - Template level minimum/maximum absence length

This guide has been created for system administrators.

Specific role permissions may be required, including: User Templates.


You may need to restrict the number of days that can be booked for a specific absence type, for example, Holiday records can't exceed 14 days.

This guide provides steps to set the minimum/maximum required absence length at the Template system level; this will override the Global level and can be overridden by the User level. To view our guide to system hierarchy, please click here.

Step by step guide:

  • Navigate to Admin tools > Admin panel.
  • Go to Templates > User templates.
  • Identify the user template you wish to update and click the Edit button on its row.
  • Select the Absence Types tab.
  • Identify the absence type to update by browsing or using the search filter.
  • Click the Edit button on the absence type that requires updating.
  • In the Permissions area of the page, locate the "Minimum length" and "Maximum length" fields.
  • Update the settings as required, entering a number to represent the min/max amount.
  • Click the Save button at the bottom of the page.

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Related Guides:

Absence Setup - Global level minimum/maximum absence length

Absence Setup - User level minimum/maximum absence length

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