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Use this tab to enter general information about an activity that you cannot fit into any of the predefined activity types.

To view the fields for other activities, choose   Business Partners   Activity,   and select Other as the activity.

General Tab, Other Fields

Shortly, describe the activity.

Start Time

Specify the date and time for the start of the activity. By default, the system date is displayed.

End Time

Specify the time for the conclusion of the activity. By default, the end time is set to fifteen minutes past the start time.

Caution Caution

You cannot set the end time to a time earlier than the start time.

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Specify the length of time you expect the activity to take. By default, the duration is set to fifteen minutes. If you change it, the end time is updated accordingly.

Note Note

To specify minutes, enter the number of minutes followed by the letter M. To specify hours, enter the number of hours followed by the letter H. To specify days, enter the number of days followed by the letter D.

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Displays a reminder in the Messages/Alert Overview window prior to the time set for the activity.

Specify the reminder in minutes or hours. To specify hours, type the number of hours followed by the letter H.

Note Note

The reminder is displayed according to the settings on the Services tab in   Administration   System Initialization   General Settings  .

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Note Note

When you assign an activity to an employee, the Reminder checkbox is not available.

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Inactivates the activity and removes it from your calendar. You can still update and reactivate it.


Closes the activity.

Caution Caution

You cannot reopen or modify a closed activity.

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Follow Up

Opens a new Activity window where you can enter a follow-up activity.

Note Note

To enter a follow-up activity, you must first add the current activity.

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