Mac app: Managing preferences

In Harvest for Mac’s Preferences, you can adjust settings, customize a few keyboard shortcuts, and troubleshoot app issues by clearing the app cache or sending a log to Harvest.

To adjust your app’s preferences, click the gear icon in the bottom right of your timesheet, then select Preferences....

  • Under the General tab, you have options to:
    • Automatically start Harvest when your computer starts up
    • Show the app in your dock and app switcher
    • Turn on/off idle time detection after a specific number of minutes
    • Open Harvest to enable time tracking reminders
  • Under the Shortcuts tab, you can customize the following keyboard shortcuts by typing a new one into each corresponding field. You can also click Restore Default Shortcuts to remove your customizations.
    • Start a new timer
    • Show/hide timesheet
    • Show time summary
    • Show favorites
  • Under the Support tab, you can take the following actions:
    • Click the Clear Cache button to reset your Harvest for Mac app if you’re running into any buggy behavior.
    • Click the Send Log to Harvest Support button to help us debug any issues. A log may be requested if you’re communicating with our support team about a specific issue.

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