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.

Accessing preferences

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

General tab

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.

Shortcuts tab

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

Support tab

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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