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You may use the Time Logger command line to specify a person and/or a time record database.  Here's how to add a shortcut with a command line that you specify.

1.Right click on your desktop and choose New/Shortcut
2.In the window that appears, enter the command line.  This consists of the path to the timelog.exe file, plus additional information as described below.
3.Continue with the Create Shortcut wizard.  When you're done, you'll have a shortcut on your desktop that will allow you bypass the login window when you run Time Logger.

At a minimum, this command line must contain the text "TIMELOG".  That is, the name of the executable file (Windows assumes an extension of .exe).

However, you may specify additional pieces of information on the command line: a time record database, a person, and/or a timelog.ini filename.

Specifying a Time Record Database

Simply add the name of the file anywhere on the command line.  Please remember that the application's executable file name, TIMELOG, must be the first thing on the command line.  For example:

       C:\timelog\timelog.exe c:\timelog\MyData.mdb

Specifying a Person

Add the text "/User" to the command line, followed by the user's name enclosed in quotes.  For example,

       C:\timelog\timelog.exe /User "Mary Smith"

If you specify person and file name, the user specification must appear first.

Examples of Valid Command Lines



"c:\Program Files\Timelog\TIMELOG"

c:\timelog\TIMELOG.EXE /User "Reggie Wilson" "c:\My Docs\MyTime.mdb"

For information on creating a new program item and entering its command line, see The Login Window.