The New User Interface

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The New User Interface
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Goals and Objectives
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Goals and Objectives
• Goals
• Objectives
Explain NUI
• History behind changes
• Understand what NUI is
and why MAGIC was
enhanced
• Describe the Benefits
• Provide ideas as to
how and why it will
benefit your institution
• Detail Requirements and
Features
• Comprehend the setup
process and features
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Goals and Objectives
• Goals
• Objectives
• Provide a demonstration
• First hand opportunity
to see what NUI looks
like and how it
functions
• Discuss tips and considerations for
rollout
• To provide you with the
opportunity to receive
further clarification
• Supply documentation
• For future references
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Why NUI?
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Ultimate Benefit
• Changes the look and feel of
MAGIC
• Low cost solution for MAGIC
Customers
– Allows for a Client Server look
– Does not require CS networking or
hardware upgrades
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Additional Benefits
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Windows look and feel
Enhanced menu options
Mouse enabled
Enhancements to graphs
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New User Interface
Requirements
• 4.9 MAGIC software
• P7.0 or later MAGIC Operating System
• Version 4.12 or later Remote Workstation
software
• PC running Windows 95, 98, or 2000 with
NT 4.12 or higher
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Categorizing Changes
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Appearance
Toolbar
Navigation
Graphs
Menus
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Appearance Changes
• Workstation Icon
• Color Schemes
• Title Bars/ Workstation Utility Menus
• Text Changes
• Customer Defined Screens
• Color Coding of Text
• Response Field Changes
• System Messages
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Workstation Icon
Changes
The default icon
for Version 4.00 or
later of the
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Workstation has
changed
– Earlier and later
versions can be
installed on the
same PC
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Color Schemes
• Workstation color schemes are set
by the Windows Control Panel
– Changing your Windows colors changes
your MEDITECH Workstation colors
• Color schemes are PC specific
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MEDITECH Workstation with
Windows Standard Color Scheme
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Changing the Color Scheme in the
Control Panel
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New Workstation Colors
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Title Bars
• Workstation title bars will display
routine and lookup names
• Title bar fonts and point size can
be formatted
• Access to the Workstation Utility
Menu is gained through the title bar
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Title Bars
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Title Bar Formatting
• To format title bars:
– Windows Control Panel
• Display - Appearance - Item - Title Bar
– Formatting applies to title bars only
• To format Workstation text:
– Windows Control Panel
• Display - Settings - Font Size
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Reformatted Title Bars
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The Workstation Utility
Menu
To access the Workstation Utility
Menu
– Click on the Workstation icon in the title
bar
– Right Click on the Workstation title bar
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The Workstation Utility
Menu
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The Workstation Utility
Menu
Functions on the Workstation
Utility menu can also be performed
using the following keystrokes:
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Alt + F1:
Alt + F4 :
Alt + C :
Alt + V :
Alt + D :
Workstation Help
Exit
Copy
Paste
Reset Display (NEW)
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Text Changes
• Standard Menu, routine, and
prompt text
– Upper/lower case
• NPR DTS 2752 - Custom menus
converted to mixed case
– Proportional fonts
• Character width is variable
• Lookup and response field text
– Fixed fonts
• Character width is uniform
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Example of Proportional and
Fixed Fonts
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Customer Defined Screens
• “Display Font” prompt added to the
MIS Customer Defined Screen
Dictionary
• Defines how query text will be
displayed
– Two Options:
• Proportional
• Fixed (Default)
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The MIS Customer Defined
Screen Dictionary
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Customer Defined Screen
Example - Fixed Font
Similar to traditional CDS display
– Uniform text size
– Easy to check for overlap
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Customer Defined Screen
Example - Proportional Font
Width of each character varies
– Greater care required to prevent
text and response field overlap
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Customer Defined Screen
Tips
When using a proportional font:
– Use the “Display Screen” option before
filing the CDS to visually check for text
and response field overlap on the screen
– Printed versions of the CDS always use a
fixed font
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Color Coding of Text
Color coding of text will still be
available in the Workstation
– Examples of color use:
• Patient Statuses
• High or Low Lab Values in PCI
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Workstation Text Colors
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Workstation Text Colors
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Response Field Changes
• Response fields are now
represented by 3D input boxes
– Consistent with Windows applications
• Radio buttons or check boxes may
be used for Yes/No response fields
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Response Field Examples
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System Messages
The Workstation uses Windows
Dialog Boxes to display system
messages
– Error Messages
– Help Messages
– Dialog Boxes
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MAGIC Error Message
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MAGIC Help Message
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MAGIC Dialog Box
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The Workstation Toolbar
• Used to perform functions in the
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– Buttons represent different functions
• Toolbar position based on mouse
setup
– Windows Control Panel
• Mouse - Button Configuration
– Left or Right handed mouse
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Right Handed Toolbar
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Toolbar - Standard
OK Button
– F12 on a PC
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Toolbar - Standard
Exit Button
– F11 on a PC
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Toolbar - Standard
Help Button
– Shift + F8 on a PC
– Displays online
documentation for fields and
routines.
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Toolbar - Standard
Lookup Button
– F9 on a PC
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Toolbar - Standard
Magic Menu Button
– Shift + F12 on a PC
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Toolbar - Standard
System Info Button
– When on a menu, the number
of messages in MOX will
display as a Tool Tip when
button is highlighted
– While in a routine, it is used to
check or uncheck individual
items from a list
– Right Ctrl key on a PC
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Toolbar - Standard
• Page Up / Page Down
Buttons
– Page Up and Page Down keys
on a PC
• Arrow Buttons
– On a PC, Up & Down Arrows,
Shift Left & Right Arrows
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Toolbar - Standard
Select All Button
– While in a procedure
• Shift + Right Control key on
a PC
– Used to check or uncheck all
items from a list
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Navigation Changes
• General Navigation Changes
– Using the Keyboard
– Using the Mouse
• Multipage Drivers
• MDI (Multiple Document Interface)
• Resizing the Workstation Screen
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Using the Keyboard (Menus)
• On Desktops
– Arrow keys are used to highlight items
– Enter to select an item
• On Cascading menus
– Up and Down Arrow keys are used to
highlight items
• Enter or Right Arrow keys are to select
either a routine or submenu
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Using the Keyboard while in a
Routine
The 4.9 Version of the MEDITECH
software supports Windows style
keystrokes
– ESC = Exit
– TAB = Enter (Next field)
– Shift + TAB = Previous Field
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Using the Mouse
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Menus
Procedure Screens
Lookups
Verb Strips
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Using the Mouse (Menus)
The mouse pointer can be used to
select items from the Desktop and
Cascading Menus
– Select the item with the pointer, and click
to execute the routine or menu
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Using the Mouse while in a
Routine
While in a routine, you can click on
an input field to move the cursor to
the field
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Using the Mouse (Lookups)
• Selecting an entry
– Single click highlights an entry
– Double click selects an entry
• Page up/Page down
– Clicking on arrows will move the lookup
display
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Selecting an Entry
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Verb Strips
Items from a verb strip can be
selected by highlighting the option
with the pointer and clicking
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Highlighting a Verb Strip
Option
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Multipage Screen Drivers
The mouse may now be used to click on
upcoming pages of routines or
dictionaries with multiple screens.
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Multipage Screen Drivers
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MDI - Multiple Document
Interface
• Allows you to move an active
window “out of the way”
– View information on non active window(s)
• Click the title bar of the active
window
• Drag it to the desired location
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Movement of an Active
Window
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Resizing the Workstation
Screen
Users can now change the size of
their MEDITECH Workstation
screen
– Scroll bars will be used to shift the
workstation screen within the window
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Resizing the Workstation
Screen
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ESS/NUR/LAB Graphs
• The 4.12 Workstation uses Chart
FX (a third party graphing program)
– used for all ESS Graphs
– used for LAB Quality Control Statistics
Analysis
– used for the Nursing Staffing and
Scheduling Routines (E/E by Date and
View by Location with Acuity)
• Note that PCI graphs will still be
generated by MEDITECH
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Default ESS Graph
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Graph Format Options in
ESS
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PIE Chart in ESS
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Printing ESS Graphs
ESS users may print graphs using
the traditional format
• Options - Print (Portrait/Landscape)
• A bar graph and table are included on
the traditional format
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Printing ESS Graphs
ESS users may also print graphs
through ChartFx
Graph - Print Graph (Breakdown/
History)
– ChartFx graphs will include the data
displayed on the screen and will print in
full page color
– ChartFx graphs will not include a table
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Menu Changes
• Menu formats
• Building, editing, and checking
menus in NPR
• Attaching menus to users in MIS
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Menu Format Changes
The 4.9 User Interface offers the
following menu formats:
• Numeric
• Desktop
• Cascading (used for submenus and
routines only)
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Menu Formats - Numeric
Similar to traditional MAGIC Menus
– Each routine or submenu is assigned a
number
– Users type the appropriate number to
execute a routine or submenu
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Numeric Menu
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Menu Formats - Desktop
• Each main menu, submenu, or
routine can be assigned an icon
• Users click the appropriate icon to
execute a main menu, submenu, or
routine
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Desktop Menu
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Menu Formats - Cascading
• Used in conjunction with Desktop
menus
• Users select routines and
submenus by highlighting and
clicking on the desired item
– Additional submenus appear with an
arrow next to the item
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Cascading Menu
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Menu Format Choices
• Customers will decide which menu
formats they will use
– Numeric is the default
• The format that a user sees will be
based on the MIS User Dictionary
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Building and Editing
Menus
For each menu that is built, the
following routines are available
– Enter/Edit
• Menu Data
• Numeric
• Cascading
• Desktop
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The NPR E/E Menus
Routine
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E/E Menu Data Function
• Defines general information about
the menu
– Active
– Menu Title
– Menu Timeout
• Entries made here apply to all
menu formats
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E/E Menu Data Function
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E/E Numeric Menu
• Building Numeric formats is a two
step process
– Enter/Edit Menu Picture
– Enter/Edit Menu Routines
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E/E Numeric Picture
• For each routine or submenu, enter
a number and descriptive text
• Formatting is up to the user
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E/E Numeric Picture
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E/E Numeric Routines
• Used to link submenus and
routines to menu items
• For each item on the numeric menu
you will enter
– Activity Log Text
– DPM.procedure or APPL.menu
– Arguments
• Menus should always be translated
after edits have been made
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E/E Numeric Routines
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Numeric Menu Tips
When creating a new menu
– Create Numeric format first
• enables initialization to desktop
• if using terminals and old versions of
the Workstation
– Limit your menus to 25 items or less
– Limit descriptive text to 40 characters or
less
• Easy conversion to a Desktop or
Cascading format
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E/E Desktop
2 Ways to Create a Desktop Menu
• Initialize from numeric
• Build from scratch
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Initializing Desktop from
Numeric
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Initializing Desktop from
Numeric
• When initializing a Desktop menu
from a Numeric menu
– Verify that all items carried over, as
there is a 25 item limit
– Verify that the descriptive text is correct,
as it is limited to 40 characters
• Labels from the numeric menus are
not copied
• Ensure that descriptive text is explicit,
so users are aware of which routines
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Numeric Menu Example
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Desktop Menu Example
Without Full Descriptive Text
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Desktop Menu Building
• For each entry on the Desktop, you
define:
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Location
Item Type
Icon
Text
Procedure/Menu
Argument
• You can preview your Desktop
before filing
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E/E Desktop
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Determines the relative
position of an icon on the
Desktop
– Number between 0 and 24
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Desktop Icon Positions
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Defines the type of entry
that will be attached to the
Desktop
– Two Options:
• M (Menu)
• P (Procedure)
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Allows you to select the
icon which is displayed on
the Desktop
– Once selected, the icon will be
displayed on the screen
– A lookup into the NPR Icon
Dictionary is available
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Desktop Icon Lookup
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Defines the descriptive text that
appears below the icon on the
Desktop
– Free text
– Up to 40 characters
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Defines the routine or sub menu
which will be executed when a user
selects the entry from the Desktop
– A lookup is available
• Based on the Type prompt entry
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E/E Desktop Prompts
• Allows you to enter a predefined
argument which will be passed to
the routine
– Cursor only stops here for Procedures
that support arguments
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Cascading Menu Formats
• Used in conjunction with Desktop
menus
• Users select routines and
submenus by highlighting and
clicking on the desired item
– Additional sub-menus appear with an
arrow next to the item
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E/E Cascading Menu
2 Ways to Create a Cascading Menu
• Initialize from numeric
• Build from scratch
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Initializing Cascading
from Numeric
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E/E Cascading Menu
• For each entry on the Cascading
menu, you define:
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Item Type
Icon
Text
Shortcut Key
Procedure/Menu
Argument
• You can preview your Cascading
menu before filing
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E/E Cascading Menu
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Defines the type of entry which will
be attached to the menu
– Three Options:
• M (Menu)
• P (Procedure)
• S (Separator)
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Allows you to select the icon which
will be used for that menu item
– Based on the number entered at this
prompt
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Available Cascading
Menu Icons
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Icon #16 - Printer
Icon # 17 - Pencil
Icon # 18 - Paper
Icon # 20 - Monitor
Icon # 21 - Binoculars
Icon # 22 - Magnifying Glass
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Defines the descriptive text users
see for the routine or submenu
– Required for Procedure or Menu type
items
– Up to 40 characters
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Allows you to select a one key
shortcut for a menu item
– Shortcut key must be in the “Text”
– No question mark (?) or ampersand (&)
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Defines which routine or submenu
will be executed when a user
selects the entry from the
Cascading menu
– Lookup is available
• Based on the Type prompt entry
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E/E Cascading Menu
Prompts
• Allows you to enter a predefined
argument which will be passed to
the routine
– Cursor only stops here for Procedures
that support arguments
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Cascading Menu Tips
• Cannot exceed 1024 items, which
includes ALL submenus
• When initialized from a Numeric
menu:
– Verify that the descriptive text is correct,
as it is limited to 40 characters
– Labels from the numeric menus are not
copied
– Ensure that descriptive text is explicit, so
users are aware of which routines they
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Cascading Menu Tips
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• Desktop versions of submenus
override Cascading versions
• When initializing or building a
desktop menu, numeric submenus
will automatically be converted to
cascading menus, if no other preexisting menu format exists
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Menu Choices
• If Numeric
• If Desktop
• Main menu will be
Numeric
• All submenus will
be numeric
• Main menu will be
Desktop
• Submenu Options
– Desktop
– Cascading
– Converted Numeric
(looks like
Cascading)
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Attaching Menus to Users
• Applications, menus, and Magic
Key menus are still attached on
Page 2 of the MIS User Dictionary
– In addition to selecting menus for each
application you define:
• Numeric or Desktop format
– A default can be defined
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MIS User Dictionary
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Comparing Menus
Compare Routines
– Numeric to Desktop
– Numeric to Cascading
– Compare Menus Report
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Compare Numeric to
Desktop Function
• This routine checks the numeric
version against the desktop
version of a single menu
• Users determine whether the
system checks submenus
• Items on one format but not the
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Compare Numeric to Desktop
Report Output
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Compare Numeric to
Cascading Function
• This routine checks the numeric
version against the cascading
version of a single menu
• Users determine whether the
system checks submenus
• Items on one format but not the
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Compare Numeric to Cascading
Report Output
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Compare Menus Routine
• Compares two different menus
• Users determine which formats
are compared
• Users determine whether the
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Available Documentation
• In the 4.12 Workstation
– On-line Help
• MEDITECH.COM Documentation
– FAQ List
– PowerPoint Document
– New User Interface Documentation (Web
Pages)
– 4.9 E/E Menu Dictionary Guide
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