The demonstrations listed below are 2-3 minute movies that show the required steps and navigation to perform basic functions in CIRS. They are available from a password protected site. If you are a CIRS user and need the userid and password to download, contact your CIRS Security Coordinator, or call the CIRS Hotline.
To play each demonstration, simply click on any of the links below and save to your PC. After the file is downloaded, open (run) the file and it will automatically begin playing. While the video is playing, you can use the playback control options displayed at the bottom of the screen to pause, exit, fast-forward, rewind, etc.
For detailed explanations of the functions, screens and commands shown in the videos, please refer to the CIRS User Manual, or the Basic CIRS Reporting Modules.
Access A Compendium Report (exe, 1.15 MB)
This demonstration shows how to access a report in the CIRS compendium for printing purposes when the report code is known.
Create A Report Request (exe, 1.12 MB)
This demonstration shows how to create and edit a report request.
Note: This demo includes basic FOCUS commands, but does not attempt to teach FOCUS. For information on FOCUS commands, refer to the FOCUS documentation.
Test A Request Online (exe, 1.00 MB)
This demonstration shows how to test and modify a report request in the FOCUS online environment.
Execute A Report Request (exe, 1.01 MB)
This demonstration shows how to execute a report request in the batch environment for printing purposes.
Create A Hold File (exe, 1.14 MB)
This demonstration shows how to create a hold file to import into excel.
Download A Hold File (exe, 1.00 MB)
This demonstration shows how to download a customized hold file.
Import A Hold File In Excel (exe, 1.04 MB)
This demonstration shows how to import a downloaded file to Excel.
Last Updated: November 18, 2011