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Commands for the HP/9000-CARS System

Commands using Unix Command Line on a PC:

  • “Escape” – Moves you on to the next page; rolls you forward; to finish.
  • “Control-C” – Cancel; backs you out of what you are doing without changing anything; exit.
  • “P” – Takes you from a sub-menu back to a previous menu or Main menu.
  • “Control-F” – Moves you forward on a list (ie. when you are at the bottom of the page of a class roster on the computer screen and there is more information further down on the page that you need to access).
  • “Control-B” – Moves you backward on a list (ie. when you have moved forward on the page visible on the screen and wish to go back to the top of the list, roster, etc.).
  • “Control-W” – Provides a brief explanation of what information a given report, list, etc. will provide. (This command is not available for all pages in a given report or menu item.)
  • “Control-T” – Allows you to query or look up a student, institution, or organization by name rather than ID number.
  • “E” – Exits the HP9000-CARS program.

 

Commands using a MacIntosh Computer:

  • “F-1” is “Escape”.
  • All other commands using Unix are the same for the MacIntosh.

 

Commands Using “QuickMate”:

  • “Enter” or the checkmark – Moves you on to the next page; rolls you forward; to finish.
  • “Escape” or the X – Cancel; backs you out of what you are doing without changing anything; exit.
  • “P” – Takes you from a sub-menu back to a previous menu or Main menu.
  • “Ctrl+W” – Provides a brief explanation of what information a given report, list, etc. will provide. (This command is not available for all pages in a given report or menu item.)
  • Magnifying glass with “ID” inside of it – Allows you to query or look up a student, institution, or organization by name rather than ID number.
  • “E” – Exits QuickMate/HP9000-CARS

 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL INSTRUCTIONS LISTED FOLLOWING ARE FOR USE WITH THE UNIX VERSION. YOU WILL NEED TO ADJUST YOUR COMMANDS BASED ON THE VERSION/COMPUTER YOU ARE USING!