Away Detection

Away Detection is a feature of Grindstone which detects when you leave your workspace. This feature ensures that tasks which are being timed do not continue recording time when you are no longer at your computer working on them.

With Away Detection enabled, you will be asked how to allocate time that has passed as soon as you return to your computer:


Enabling Away Detection:

Click on Options… which is located in the Grindstone menu:


Then navigate to the Timing section and make sure that at least one Away Detection method is enabled:


Once you are finished configuring your Away Detection settings, click OK to confirm the changes.