The "Absences" page provides an overview of all absences and allows you to edit them or create new ones.
When you go to the "Absences" page, it will open up in the calendar view - the absences are colour-coded according to your configuration on the "System Settings" > "Absence Settings" page.
You can view the details and edit an absence by clicking on the coloured squares of an absence:
There are several filters you can use that make going through the absences a lot easier. You can filter the view by department, position, employment type etc:
You can save the combination of selected filters into a specific view, which you could easily access later:
You can also view your absences in a more compact list view. To do that, click on the little list icon in the top-left corner of the page:
In the list view you can have an even quicker overview of absences and also delete them if needed.
You can add a new absence by simply clicking on the green "Add absence" button in the top-right corner of the page and filling in all the necessary information:
Or you can directly add an absence to a person by clicking on the box dedicated to that person in the calendar view:
You can also see every person's total absence allowance in days and how many days they have used out of it next to their name in the list.
If you would like to export the absences' data as a CSV file, you can do it in the list view by clicking on "Actions" > "Export CSV":
Here are a few more articles on absences that you might find useful: