Customize Import Timesheet dropdown labels



Hi, I am looking to find a way to change the label of the data displayed in
the dropdown on the Import Timesheet page. Currently it will show "My
Timesheet (9/1/2008 - 9/7/2008)", etc for every time sheet submitted. This
becomes can make it hard to find the timesheet you are looking for after you
have a long enough list. Preferably I would like to get the Timesheet Period
label in there instead so for example our TP standard is "FY2009-TP01
9/1/2008 - 9/7/2208". So instead of just looking at the dates it will also
provide the Timesheet Period info, hopefully also solving the sorting issue
for this dropdown.

I have looked into the Import.aspx page and narrowed it down to the
following code, but unsure where to proceed from here. Any help would be
much appreciated.


<wssuc:InputFormSection id="idFormSectionPeriod" runat="server"
<asp:Literal runat="server"
<wssuc:InputFormControl runat="server">
<table align="center" width="100%" class="ms-stdtxt">
<tr><td><asp:label AssociatedControlID="mnuPeriods"
runat="server" text="<%$Resources:pWA,STATUSING_IMPORT_TIMESHEET_LBL%>"
style="padding-<%=PJUtility.SetAlignmentLeft(PJContext.Current)%>: 20px;">
<PWA:pWADropdown runat="Server"
AutoPostBack="true" id="mnuPeriods" />


May 1, 2012
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EPM Timesheet Import in Task

I am facing some issues while importing timesheets under Task(s).

Problem :

In the PWA browser application, I choose "My Tasks", then the "Import timesheet" button. A drop-down list of timesheets appears.

Is there any way to get the drop down list of timesheets to be imported to be a little more sensible?

The timesheets appear in no particular order, and include timesheets which have already been imported. This seems to mean that the list will keep growing, and it will be extremely difficult to locate timesheets which need to be imported. Is there a way of ensuring that the list by default appears in one or more of the following formats:
a) Sorted by date (preferably showing the latest first)
b) Showing only those which have not yet been imported.
c) As a less acceptable alternative to (b) above, showing only "recent" ones (say in the last 4-5 weeks)

Also, if I make a mistake and import a timesheet more than once, is any harm done?

I need to answer the above questions for my users.

Hope that you can help me out to resolve the same.

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