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Why Use Optional Shift Categories?
You might want to create Categories for your shifts for many reasons. It allows you to filter schedules, pending trades, to show only certain groups (beyond filtering by Position or Position Group) and for certain time periods etc. Or you might want to create Reports to track certain types of shifts (ex. Late, or Called Out etc.). The shift category can also appear on various schedule views for each shift and some views can group shifts by category (ex. Calendar Weekly).
If you have shifts with similar begin and end times over multiple Positions you can
create Categories with "Add Shift Default Settings" by clicking the Category drop down box and choosing Add / Edit Categories to create categories. (Ex. if you have similar night shifts for different positions you can create a NIGHT category and enter defaults so that when you
Add Shifts you can first choose that Category and the fields will be prepopulated (but changeable) in the window.
You can create Categories for: