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[BANNER 9] Creating and Modifying Your My Banner Menu

Last Updated: May 09, 2018 01:42PM EDT

My Banner is a customizable menu, where you can easily access Banner pages, reports, processes and quickflows that you use most frequently.

Intended Audience:

This Quicknote is for the benefit of any faculty or staff members on campus who use Banner.

Requirements:

To follow this Quicknote, you will need to have a Banner ID and DUO Authentication for Banner access. To obtain a Banner ID and DUO, please refer to the Quicknote What is Banner?

Creating and Modifying Your My Banner Menu

  1. Open Banner by going to https://banner9.umflint.edu.
  2. Login to Banner using your uniqname and current password.

How to Add Objects to Your Personal Menu:

In the Search Box or Search Button Field, type GUAPMNU and press Enter. The page should appear as shown below.
* A – Select object type
* B – Are objects that you can add
* C – Is your “My Banner” menu

Option 1: Using the object list to add objects

  1. Use the pull-down list (A), above the left pane, to select the object type you want to display. The most commonly added objects are Oracle Forms module and Menu object. The left pane (B) lists the objects of the selected type that can be added to your personal menu.
  2. In the left pane (B), select objects you want to add to your menu by double-clicking the object. You may select more than one object to add at a time. To do this, simply continue to double-click on other objects. When you select an object, the name is highlighted blue.
  3. Click Insert Selection to insert the highlighted objects into the right pane (C), which represents your personal menu.
    1. If you would like to add an object underneath a certain object in the right pane, single-click the object in the right pane you would like to insert under, and then click Insert Selection.
  4. To save your menu, click Save.
  5. To see your updated menu, you have to log out and log back in.

Option 2: Using the 7-character name to add objects

  1. Click Insert in the thin Menu Maintenance bar.
  2. Enter the object’s 7-character name into the new, blank entry in the right pane.
    1. For example, SPAIDEN for the General Person Identification page.
  3. Press Enter and the page title defaults in the Description field.
  4. To save your menu, click Save.
  5. To see your updated menu, you have to log out and log back in.

How to Remove Objects from Your Personal Menu:

  1. Select the item in the right pane (C) that you wish to remove from your personal menu by double-clicking the object.
    1. You may select more than one item at a time to remove.
  2. Click Remove Selection to remove the selected item(s) from your personal menu.
  3. To save your menu, click Save.
  4. To see your updated menu, you have to log out and log back in.

How to Access Your Personal Menu:

On the Welcome Page, click on the Menu Icon, then click on My Banner. The objects on your personal menu will appear below My Banner. You may open objects by clicking on them.

The personal menu is accessible only to the user who created it.

Troubleshooting

If you have any questions or experience any issues with this Quicknote, please visit or contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.

Locations: 206 Murchie Science Building or 3174 William S. White Building
Phone: (810)-762-3123 (option 1)
Email: its-helpdesk@umflint.edu

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