Banner 6.X Enhancement

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Banner 6.X Enhancements
Banner Gets a New Look
With version 6!
New in Version 6
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What didn’t change
New Startup Menu
New Personal Menu (My Banner)
New Toolbar Buttons
New Site Map
Help
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Grants Online Help
Bookshelf Online
HR Enhancements
What Didn’t Change
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No Change to Log-On
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Same Link
Same User Name
Same Password
Same old PCard form
Processing activity in the system
Management Reporting
New Startup Menu
The GO field
has replaced
the Direct
Access Box
Personal
Menu has
been
renamed ‘My
Banner’
The addition of
menu
expanded and
collapse
buttons (small
plus “+” and “-”
in front of the
menu items.
A site map
has been
added
The addition
of a scrolling
menu
selector
(Horizontal
Bar above the
menu)
One window
pane instead
of two
Site Map Added
Lists Banner forms, sorted by business systems
Site Map
Doubleclick on any
form name
to load it
Accessed
via the
Icon on the
toolbar
New Personal Menu (My Banner)
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My Banner is simply a new
name for a Personal Menu
Can be set up as a shortcut to
the forms and processes that
you frequently use
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Enter GUAPMNU in the GO:
Field and press enter
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Online demo to create a menu
Buttons Have been Redesigned
Most of the new buttons are in the same position on the
toolbar with the same functionality as in Banner 5 but they
appear different.
Workflow Continue has been removed and several have
been regrouped.
Banner 5 Toolbar
Banner 6 Toolbar
Exit
Buttons – Icons – Other Image Variances
Between the Two Versions
Buttons – Icons – Other Image Variances
Between the Two Versions (cont’d)
Help (While not new – still worth reviewing)
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Grants Online Help
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SCT Banner Bookshelf
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Provides access to user manuals, release
guides, and other available system
documentation directly from your computer
Can be accessed from the Menu bar or
Toolbar or the USNH Gateway
Online Help for Grants
When on most grant
related forms, under Help,
select Online Help
Online Help (cont.)
When this box appears –
select the Open button
Online Help (cont.)
You should now see the
Online Help window.
Much of the documentation
found in these windows is,
unfortunately, only
available through this
vehicle.
Banner Bookshelf
The Bookshelf is available
from three places:
The Bookshelf Icon
The Menu
Item on the
USNH Gateway
HR Enhancement
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Commonly used forms have been tested
Work Flow has been successfully tested
Processes have been successfully tested
PAYROLL!!! Has been successfully tested (MANY
MANY TIMES)
All custom modifications have been successfully tested
WISE will offer the same functionality as the current
version

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