2 LBI Navigation of Dashboards Welcome to LSF9Contents:This online training module provides an introduction to the mainfeatures of the Lawson System Foundation 9.0 module and will assistyou with the differences you will notice when logging into LSF9.Topics included:New Web AddressLogging On and OffPassword ChangesPortal ViewsLBI Navigation of DashboardsAction Button-BundledRelated FormsPrinting ReportsTroubleshooting
3 New Web Address Lawson System Foundation 9 is now accessed via the web address indicatedbelow:URL:om:30047/lawson/portal/Tip: You may also access theLSF9 Portal by navigating onthe Intranet to: Departments >Lawson Applications > LawsonLinks > Lawson PROD environment
4 Logging On and Off Step To Log On Action Step To Log Off Action 1 Open Internet Browser2Enter Web Browser:3Enter your Lawson Username and Password4Click on the Login buttonStepTo Log Off Action1Click the Log Out button in the upper-right corner of the pageTip: Should you wish to add this to your desktop inorder to quickly access the Lawson Portal:Select File > Send > Shortcut to Desktop
5 Password Changes You will now be required and prompted to change your LawsonPassword every 90 days.You can change your password byclicking on Change Password link onthe left side of the screen.The following illustration shows the change password link:
6 Password Changes Changing your Lawson Password Action You will now see the Change Passwordscreen. Note that the password mustinclude at least 2 alpha and 2 numericcharacters.The following illustration shows the change passwordscreen:StepsChanging your Lawson Password Action1Select Change Password link from the upper right corner of the page2Enter your current password in Old Password field3Enter a new password in New Password field4Repeat your new password in Confirm Password field5Click Submit to change your password
7 Lawson 8.0.3 (Previous Version) Portal ViewsWelcome to the new look of the Portal with LSF9! Illustrations below provide a comparison of your current Lawson version with the new Lawson version.Notice that the ‘Search’ text box is located on the right hand side in LSF9.Lawson (Previous Version)LSF9 (New Version)
8 Action Buttons ̶ Bundled In the previous version of Lawson, the Action Button layouts werespread across the top of your application as follows:Lawson (Previous Version)With LSF9, it is common for some of your Action Button to be bundled.Note the indicators of bundled buttons, as follows:You must click the Arrow to see the full menu of your Action Bundled ButtonsImportant Note: When you select the Action, you must Click one more time to perform that action
9 Lawson 8.0.3 (Previous Version) Related FormsIn the previous version ofLawson, you would view theRelated links, Forms, andPages on the left hand side ofthe screen as follows…Lawson (Previous Version)
10 Related Forms LSF9 (New Version) With LSF9, Related Links, Forms, and Pages, appear on theright hand side in a Menu as follows:LSF9 (New Version)Simply click the Link, Form, or Page to which you wish to navigate
11 Printing Reports Navigate to your Report; enter desired parameters You will perform the exact same steps for printing reports as you did inthe previous version, however, the screens /menu looks differently asindicated:Navigate to your Report; enter desired parametersSelect Add/Change (job name)
13 YOU ARE FINISHED PRINTING REPORTS!!! Select View (according to your selected formatYOU ARE FINISHED PRINTING REPORTS!!!
14 Troubleshooting Security Settings Although not in all cases, some may experience problems when trying to access the new LSF9 environment that are local to your computer. We have identified and are providing resolution to two such problems as indicated below:Security SettingsPop Up BlockerSecurity SettingsUpon initial log in to the new LSF9 environment, you may get a Security message on your local computer that references you must ‘enable cookies’. You may resolve this issue by performing the following steps, and as illustrated in the next slide.
15 Troubleshooting Security Settings Navigate on your Web Browser to:Tools > Internet Options > PrivacyPull green bar all the way down “Accept all Cookies”Click “Apply”Click “OK”You must now close out of thebrowser and log back into Lawson.You should now be able to log inwithout any issues.
16 Troubleshooting Pop Up Blocker When navigating to various links within the new LSF9 environment,your local Pop Up Blocker may become enabled, with a messagesimilar to the following:You should select Yes - you wish to “Always Allow Pop Ups” from this site.
17 Frequently Asked Questions Why are there two different Inquire buttons? What is the difference?In the LSF9 environment, there are two different Inquire Action Buttons as shown below. The second Inquire button has a drop down menu bundled options to choose from. Both Inquire buttons perform the same action - you may select either Inquire button to perform the Inquire action.
18 Frequently Asked Questions Where can I access Help?The Lawson Portal offers different types of help depending on where you are in the Portal and your access rights. Below provides a description of the various types of Help options that may be available.Portal User Help — Portal User help is available from the toolbar. When you click Help (question mark icon), the Lawson Portal User Help allows you to discover important information about the Lawson Portal. The Lawson Portal User Help includes several procedures to help you perform specific tasks within the Portal.Portal Form Help — Lawson Application Form help is available from the toolbar when a form is in the content pane. If no form is active, Help will give access only to the “About” box. When you choose help for the form, a dialog box containing the help text appears.Portal Field Help — Lawson Application Field Help is available from the toolbar when your cursor is in a field. When you choose help for the field, a dialog box containing the help text appears.
19 Thank you for participating in this CBL! If you are responsible for providing reports, please proceed by clicking the Next button.
20 Navigation of Dashboards When logging in to the Lawson Application, you will see your integrated Department Dashboard as follows.The integrated view allows you to continue to work in the Lawson Portal as normal, with access to Reports as needed.Simply Click the Name of the Report you wish to run. Your report parameters will display.Enter as desired.Click Run.
21 Navigation of Dashboards Report Output displays.You may choose to Export or Print this report.Accessing HelpFor questions or issues regarding Lawson Business Intelligence, please contact the IS Help Desk at extension Your question or issue may be routed to one of the following applicable Teams:TypeContactFunctional AssistanceBusiness Applications Team, Information TechnologyTechnical AssistanceDevelopment and Technology Team, Information TechnologyDept./Report AssistanceDepartment System CoordinatorsFinanceMaterials Management
22 Thank you for YOUR Participation! Are you interested in attending the Lawson System Foundation 9.0 Lab?Hands on sessions will be offered starting:September 29, 2008Download a copy of the Quick Reference GuidesPlease click the Test icon to indicate your interest.