Hours based patterns will allow you to set the specific start and end time, you can also set a fixed duration if required. These patterns work based on hour based absence type(s), as the booking method will relate to the configuration of the pattern. 


If you wish to create a new Hours' based pattern, please refer to the below: 


Please follow the below step by step guide:

  • Navigate to: Admin > Global > Rota set up.
  • Press the blue Add rota pattern button at the top of the page.
  • Set a distinctive name for the new rota pattern. A description can be added also.
  • If your rota pattern recurs on a weekly basis, select Weekly Pattern and then specify how many weeks are in your rota pattern, below. If your rota pattern recurs on a specific number of days, select Custom Pattern and then specify how many days are in your rota pattern, below.
  • Set the Calendar Day View for the rota pattern. This setting determines the time period that is represented for each day on the calendar display.
  • For the first day of your rota pattern, set the working period by selecting Custom, and then press the orange + Add button to insert working time onto the time bar. From there, drag and extend the working time bar to match the working pattern for that day.
  • Repeat step 6 for each day of your rota pattern.
  • At the bottom of the page press, the orange Save button.


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Note: You will need the Rota Set-up permission applied to your e-days role in order to carry out this task.