Block Out Times Overview
Block out times allow you to disable certain sections or days on the calendar. You can block out times for your regular office hours like for example for Lunch or a weekly meeting. Or you can block out times per station basis, for example if one of you employees is out that day.
Block out times - Company Wide Hours To block out times for your regular hours go to Company Account > Company Administration > Working hours. You will find the Block Out section on the right.
Block out times - Station Specific To block out times for a specific station go to Company Account > Station Management then click Edit on a desired station. You will find the Block Out section in the right bottom corner.
To set a status Right click on an appointment and mouse over "Set Appointment Status" tab. You will see a list of appointment statuses fly out. ex Alert, Confirmed, Running Late, No Show and so on.
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How to Block Out Time
To create a block out time: From your desired block out location (see above) click on the "Add A New Block Out or Exception" button in the bottom right corner.
You will be presented with three options on what type of block out you would like to create.
Option One: Regular Office Hours. Use this option to add a block out to your regular office hours. These block outs will always be applied. For example: your regular office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and you want to add a block out for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.
Option Two: Use this option to add a block out based on a specified date, a period between two dates, or a recurrence rule. For example: you want to add a block out for a holiday, several days of vacation time, or you are unavailable on Thursdays of every other week.
Option Three: Use this option to add an exception based on a specified date, a period between two dates, or a recurrence rule. For example: you have a block out for Thursdays of every other week, but you want to be available on one particular Thursday.
Once you have selected a block out you can give it a Name(Description) and specify the date and time of the block out. Hit Apply and don't forget to Save your Company Data.
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