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This week's tech tip will offer you some shortcut keys that should speed your use of the camps E-hive/Peoplesoft system. The E-hive is UW-Superior's student information system. It is used by Students, Faculty, and Staff for a variety of reasons. Primarily for student records management.
Working in a browser-based environment can often be mouse intensive. However, the E-Hive/PeopleSoft systems offers keyboard navigation alternatives to using the mouse. Here is a list of some of the most popular shortcut keys that you can use as you make your way around the E-Hive/PeopleSoft pages:
ALT+1 -- Saves a page in a transaction or moves to the Search or Add button on a search or look up page and will move to the OK button on a secondary page.
ALT+2 -- Returns to the search page from the transaction page.
ALT+3- Allows you to view the next row in a list when the button is active.
ALT+4 -- View the previous row the in list when the button is active.
ALT+5 -- Accesses the Look Up page or Opens a calendar prompt.
ALT+6 -- Opens the pop-up window on a page.
ALT+7 -- Inserts a row in a grid or scroll area.
ALT+8-- Deletes a row in a grid or scroll area.
ALT+0-- When in Expert Entry mode, activates the Refresh button, which validates the data entered on the page.
ALT+ . -- View the next set of rows in a grid or scroll area.
ALT+ ,-- View a previous set of rows in a grid or scroll area.
ALT+ /-- Finds data in a grid or scroll area.
ALT+ ' -- View all rows of data in a grid, scroll area, or search page results list.
ALT+ \ -- Toggles between Add a New Value and Find an Existing Value on a search page.
CTRL+ Y -- Toggles the menu pagelet between collapse and expand.
CTRL+TAB -- Toggles the focus through the frame set.
ENTER -- Activates the OK button, where appropriate or, On a search page, activates the Search button.
ESC -- Activates the Cancel button, where appropriate.
The next time you log into the E-Hive or PeopleSoft system, give them a try!
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