Banner - Choosing Colors for Banner Forms

How to personalize colors in Banner Forms

Using the General User Preferences Maintenance Form (GUAUPRF), you can change your color settings for Banner. You can customize the color for the following areas:
  • Non-iconic buttons – any button not on the toolbar
  • Canvas – the background color of forms
  • Code/description prompts – field names with a list of values associated with it
  • Menu links canvas – color of the My Links section of the main menu
  • Record highlighting – color of the record currently highlighted in a form
  • Scroll bar – color of the scroll bar on the main menu or any form
  • Separator line – color of the line separating sections in a form or on the main menu
  • Menu tree canvas – color of the menu tree area of the main menu
Below are pictures indicating each of these areas.
Areas on main menu on which colors can be customized

Areas on forms on which colors can be customized
More areas on forms on which colors can be customized.  Non-iconic button: color can be customized

Steps to Customize Banner Color Settings

User Interface Color Settings
  1. From the File menu, select Preferences, or type GUAUPRF in Go To... field and press ENTER. The Display Options tab of GUAUPRF will open.
  2. Look for User Interface Color Settings section
  3. Click the Search icon Search iconin the User Value field to change a color for a category.
  4. Click your selected color for the category. This will become the value shown in the User Value field.
  5. Click OK.  After you make a selection, you will see the selected color in the background of the User Value field.
  6. Repeat steps 3-5 as needed.
  7. Click the Save button or press F10 after you have changed the colors.
  8. Click the Exit button on the GUAUPRF window to return to the Banner main menu.

Steps to Restore Colors to Default

If you find you want to return any of the customized colors to the default colors, follow the steps below.
  1. From the File menu, select Preferences, or type GUAUPRF in Go To... field and press ENTER. The Display Options tab of GUAUPRF will open.
  2. Locate the color category you wish to change. Click in the User Value field.
  3. Select Remove from the Record menu. You will receive a warning as pictured.
    Remove record warning
  4. Click Yes.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 as needed.
  6. Click the Save button or press F10 after you have changed the colors.
  7. Click the Exit button on the GUAUPRF window to return to the Banner main menu.

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Keywords:AITS, Banner, personalize, customize, preferences, GUAUPR, oracle, form   Doc ID:35803
Owner:Robyn V.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2013-12-10 15:21 CDTUpdated:2015-12-16 11:50 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois System
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