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Title:
Sams teach yourself PeopleSoft in 10 minutes
Author:
Buchanan, Timothy.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780672316326
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book offers straightforward, practical answers for when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you'll learn everything you need to know to take advantage of the new features of PeopleSoft. Book jacket.


Author Notes

Timm Buchanan has been a computer database consultant for ten years, specializing in PeopleSoft for the past two years, and has completed two major implementations as overall site manager. He is also the author of Sams Teach Yourself Access 97 in 24 Hours.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Who Is Sams Teach Yourself PeopleSoft in 10 Minutes for?p. 1
1 Accessing PeopleSoftp. 5
What You Will Need Before You Log Onp. 5
Starting and Accessing PeopleSoftp. 7
Summaryp. 11
2 Navigating the PeopleSoft Interfacep. 12
The PeopleSoft Interfacep. 12
Summaryp. 20
3 Other Ways to Navigate the PeopleSoft Interfacep. 21
Navigating Through the PeopleSoft Systemp. 21
Summaryp. 28
4 Navigating the PeopleSoft Screens and Menusp. 29
The PeopleSoft Menusp. 29
The PeopleSoft Windowp. 34
Summaryp. 36
5 Getting Help: Using PeopleBooksp. 37
PeopleBooksp. 37
PeopleBook Queriesp. 43
Printing PeopleBooksp. 45
Summaryp. 46
6 Understanding How PeopleSoft Stores Datap. 47
Database Tablesp. 47
Keys and Search Recordsp. 49
Summaryp. 53
7 Understanding Panelsp. 54
PeopleSoft Panelsp. 54
Using Panel Objectsp. 57
Summaryp. 63
8 Using Panelsp. 64
How Panels Workp. 64
Manipulating Information in a Panelp. 66
Summaryp. 70
9 Understanding PeopleSoft Processesp. 71
Selecting Processesp. 71
Running Processesp. 76
Summaryp. 80
10 Other PeopleSoft Processesp. 81
PeopleSoft Reporting Toolsp. 81
Generating Reportsp. 84
Summaryp. 95
11 Using the Process Schedulerp. 96
Understanding the Process Schedulerp. 96
Why Use the Process Scheduler?p. 98
The Components of Process Schedulerp. 98
Walkthrough: Running a Process via the Process Schedulerp. 102
Summaryp. 112
12 Using the Process Monitorp. 113
Understanding the Process Monitorp. 113
Working with the Process Monitorp. 117
Summaryp. 125
13 Query Basicsp. 126
Using PeopleSoft Queryp. 126
Running Stored Queriesp. 134
Summaryp. 142
14 Creating New Queriesp. 143
Preparing for Building a Queryp. 143
Designing Your Queryp. 144
Summaryp. 161
15 Advanced Query Topicsp. 162
Designing the Queryp. 162
Developing the Queryp. 163
Summaryp. 173
16 Custom Reporting: Using nVisionp. 174
Understanding nVisionp. 174
Running nVision Reportsp. 176
Summaryp. 180
17 Configuring Your Environment: Using Configuration Managerp. 181
Accessing and Using the Configuration Managerp. 181
Understanding Cachep. 185
Summaryp. 186
18 An Overview of the Human Resources and Accounting Modulesp. 187
Human Resources Managementp. 187
Accounting and Controlp. 189
Summaryp. 191
Indexp. 192