What is a Form?
A form visually organizes information so it is easier to enter and read. A Banner form is similar to a paper form, except information is entered once and then used by other forms, reports and jobs.
|Title Bar||May display the form’s descriptive name and the seven-character ID name.|
|Search Icon||Calls up the set-up form that contains the pre-entered data for you to select from.|
|Key Block||Contains information that determines what is entered or displayed on the remainder of the form.|
|Information Block||Displays data about the information entered in the Key Block. Area where you enter information prior to updating a record.|
|Field||Area on a form where you can enter, query, change and display specific information.|
|Pull-Down List||Used to select a field value from a list of pre-defined values|
A wildcard is a special character that represents one or more other characters.Using wildcard symbols % and _ in search criteria. % (percent sign) represents any number of characters. _ (underscore) represents one occurrence of a character.
Note: The letters “ma ” are used as an example. The wildcard symbols can be used with any combination of letters in any order.
|To get these results||Enter these criteria|
|All entries that contain 'ma'||%ma%|
|All entries that begin with 'ma'||ma%|
|All entries that end with 'ma'||%ma|
|All entries that have 'm' as the second character||_m%|