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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration- <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 20 May 1997 12:56:04 -0400
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>Somebody mentioned a program that would keep track of hours spent working on
>a project... could you please tell me the name of it again?  I need a


From the SciArt Archives:

Subject: Re: time logs

....Clara, there are such things. One is called TimeSlips. We got a copy of
it in
the office, but never used it. That is one of the problems with these time
tracking things, unless you sit at your computer all day and do nothing but talk
on the phone (which gives you plenty of time and free hands to remember to enter
your time on the computer), that they are more trouble than they are worth, I'd
rather add it up by hand if i had to. A good clipboard and some lined sheets of

...I am of the opinion, after trying to keep my time for a month in quarter hour
increments, on paper, and only noting 6 catagories of activity, that you will
spend a lot more time reconstructing what you did for the last half day that you
forgot to enter, than you will ever save in worth through accurate time records. are going to use this information for. We use Quickbooks for all of
our accounting, and it has time/expense logs built in. These logs let you
assign time & materials to a job, and automatically transfer the amounts
to the job's invoice. That's probably overkill for your needs.

...Others suggested using Filemaker...


Britt Griswold
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