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Using IE with SIS Reports

Using Internet Explorer (IE) with SIS Reports

Finding Text

Changing Text Size

Printing Options


Finding Text

To search for text within the report that is being viewed within the IE web browser...

  • Select "Edit" from the toolbar then select "Find on this Page"

  • Enter the desired search term in the "Find" box, then select "Next".

  • Note: There is also a short-cut key that can be used to quickly access the find menu -- Press and hold <CTRL> F



Changing Text Size

To increase or decrease the size of the text within the report being viewed in the web browser...

  • Select "View" from the toolbar then select "Text Size"

  • Select "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller", "Smallest"

  • Note: There are also short-cut keys that can be used to change text size -- Press and hold <CTRL> + to increase text size, Press and hold <CTRL> - to decrease text size.

 

Print Options

Stock SIS reports were originally created for printing from the VMS system and are not optimized for printing from a web browser.  However, here are some settings that can be used within the IE web browser to improve the readability of printed reports...

Page Setup

  • Select "File" from the toolbar then select "Page Setup"

  • A page setup dialog box will be displayed.  Change the "Orientation" to "Landscape", then select "OK".

Printing Previews & Printing Designated Pages

  • To preview before printing, Select "File" from the toolbar then select "Print Preview".   Use the Arrow icons to navigate through the pages.

  • To print only designated pages from the preview, select the Printer icon.  A print dialog box will appear.  Review the General tab within the Print Dialog box, identify the Print Range section, and select Pages.  Enter the page range (ex. 3-5) and select "Print"

Printing Only Selected Text  

  •  Select the text that you want to print.

  • Select "File" from the toolbar then select "Print";  A print dialog box will be displayed.

  • Review the General tab within the Print Dialog box, identify the Print Range section, and select Selection.  Select "Print".