Scripting - Tutorials & Tips

Scripting - Best Practices and Tips

We encourage all of our Resellers that have access to scripting to give it a try. We suggest that you use your demo account so that you are not actually affecting any live punch data for one of your clients. Y...

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isfirsttoday and islasttoday Scripting Keyword

These two keywords look for exactly what it says. They are test conditions to test for the first punch of the day (ISFIRSTTODAY)and the last punch of the day (ISLASTTODAY). They are useful in having a script ru...

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Scripting Keywords - TWP

The following are keywords in the scripting engine of TimeWorksPlus. Most are able to be used in all scripting boxes, which can be accessed through Processing Rules, but there are some that will only work in ce...

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and, or, within Statements

This article will explain how to use AND and OR in scripting to test for multiple conditions or identifiers in the same if statement. It will also cover the use of within as an alternative to multiple or state...

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Scripting Training (VIDEO)

An in-depth tutorial on scripting in SwipeClock can be found in these 4 videos. The videos covers syntax keywords and examples differences scripting between TimeWorks and TimeWorksPlus accruals in ...

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Scripting Errors

There are many error messages that come up on the time card with a red X, here are a few messages that you may get and the steps to correct the error: Unable to convert These errors mean that you are comparin...

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Scripting Rule Boxes

TimeWorksPlus Script Boxes In TimeWorksPlus, there are multiple areas where you can enter a script. We refer to these as Script Boxes and each of them are their own rule in the Processing Rules page. All Scrip...

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if, if...else, if, if else Statements

if Statements Scripting in both TimeWorks and TimeWorksPlus relies greatly on if statements as well as else statements. Very simply, an if statement can be used, by itself, to test a condition and do somethin...

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What is Scripting? - A Basic Introduction - TWP

This article will show some examples of different ways that the scripting language can be used. But first, a brief explanation about scripting. Scripts are like mini programs that run on each line of the time c...

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Scripts Based on Employee Start Date - TWP

This article is for altering time card data for employees have reached a set amount of days after their initial hire date. For example, after a 90 day review (from their hire date) they get a rate increase or g...

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