Main Ad Hoc Reporting Screen

Action Bar

Library Index

Function Keys


By default, your personal library will display as the main ad hoc reporting screen.  Each of the 3 sections, the action bar, the library index and the function keys, are discussed below.


Action Bar

The action bar is the first line of screen and provides jumps to other functions and options in CIRS.   



                       CIRS PERSONAL LIBRARY                 


Library Index 

The middle portion of the screen displays the library index.  The reports are listed in alphabetical order by name, along with a description, if provided. The total number of reports (rows) is displayed in the upper right corner.  Available action commands are shown above the report index.


                       CIRS PERSONAL LIBRARY                 

Cmds     B Browse   C Copy     D Delete        E Edit   Row 1 of 17

         P Print    R Rename   S Submit Batch  O Online Execution

Cmd  Name     Description                                 Changed  


 _  EMPHIST   EMPLOYMENT HISTORY REPORT                 2003/05/28

 _  EMPLIST   EMPLOYEE LIST - RUN QUARTERLY             2003/05/23

 _  FACULTY   FACULTY STATS                             2003/05/14

  • To use an action command, type the letter to the left of the report name and press enter.   For more information, refer to Ad Hoc Action Commands.

  • Use the function keys (discussed below) for navigation and other ad hoc reporting functions.   

  • For more information refer to the topics, Personal Library and Common Library.


Function Keys

The function keys are located at the bottom of the main menu and provide navigation options as well as access to other ad hoc reporting functions.    


F1=Status  F2=New   F3=Exit    F4=Locate    F5=Sort      F6=Swap Lib

F7=Up      F8=Down  F9=Search  F10=Results  F11=HoldFile F12=Extract

  • To use a function key, press the corresponding key on your keyboard.  

  • For more information, refer to the topic: Ad Hoc Function Keys.