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Dear Affinity Team,

I'm in the process of creating a huge ass portfolio of my works. During the process it came to my mind, that some readers and customers might be interested to know, how much time I have spend on each of my works. Obviously, it would be a solution to measure things on my own (which seems hard to apply for previous projects) but I figured, it might be a neat feature, if the Affinity Suit had some sort of tracking system incorporated. Surely, it can't be said, that the time a document has been opened, equals the time actually spend working on it (idle time, coffee breaks and so on), but it makes for a reasonable start. To further improve the accuracy, two ideas came to my mind:

  1. Track the users actvity and create an average APM. If the downtime gets out of hand, take it as a break. Show Document opened. Estimated work time.
  2. Give the user an interface to start, pause, continue the tracking.



Cheers, Jan



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At least on the Mac, there are some apps doing this. I've seen some that can track several apps at the same time, and calculate the time a window has been on the foreground.

If I'm not wrong the iPad does this at system level. Look for something like 'time tracker', or the like.



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