Accessing Argos - Instructions for Accessing Argos.What do I do if Argos is crashing my IE browser session?
First, make sure your machine is compatible with Argos by clicking the the Argos compatible link. Argos Compatibilty Check Some version of Java 6 are causing IE to crash when accessing Argos. Call the help desk and have them install a higher version of Java on your machine. At this type the most preferable version in Jave 7 update 25.What do I do Argos starts loading but never loads?
First, make sure your machine is compatible with Argos by clicking the the Argos compatible link. Argos Compatibilty Check Some version of Java Argos to not load. Call the help desk and have them install a higher version of Java on your machine. At this type the most preferable version in Jave 7 update 25.
If a you is getting a security certificate error or and untrusted site error then you are probably using a link that needs to be updated. If you come across a Missouri State website with one of the below links please email QDUG Administration and let us know where the link is located. Click here to Access Argos
First you must be running Internet Explorer 32 -Bit on your PC. If you try Internet Explorer and it still does not install the Argos active X, then you probably don't have administrative rights on the computer that you're using, so the ActiveX control won't install. Contact the Computer Services Help Desk at (417) 836-5891 or your distributed user support specialist to have someone with the proper authority install it for you. Once the ActiveX control is installed, you will be able to run Argos normally.
If you already are an administrator on your PC and are still having trouble installing the Active X for Argos, it may be because of a toolbar you have installed Internet Explorer 32-Bit. Please call the Contact the Computer Services Help Desk at (417) 836-5891 or your distributed user support specialist and have them remove any toolbars for your machine.When I try to run Argos on a machine running Windows Vista or WIndows 7, nothing happens or I get this error "system Error. Code: -2147467259. Unspecified error." What's wrong?
Empty your cache from your Internet Explorer.
These system error codes mean that the Argos system file on the user's desktop has somehow been corrupted. To fix this error follow these steps.
The Argos client requires a Windows platform to install. You can have a windows partition setup on your Mac that will run Argos. For help setting this up, please contact the Computer Services Help Desk at email@example.com, http://helpdesk.missouristate.edu, or (417) 836-5891.How do I get access to data?
The employee's supervisor sends a request to Computer Services for access to applications or data necessary for the employee to do his or her job. (In some situations, the employee may be allowed to request access directly, for example, a department head requesting access for him or herself.)
When you execute a report and it ask you to login again, it is asking for access to the database. Depending on the report you are trying to access, the login will most likely be a different username and password then your Argos sign in username and password. You can find out which username and password you need to use by looking at the datablocks prefix.
If you have forgotten your username and password to access a certain report you may be able to figure it out by following these rules.
This can happen when your database password has expired. You must reset your password before any reports will run. To reset your password please see "What if I don't remember my database usernames and password." This will give you directions for resetting your database passwords for PROD reports and ODSPROD reports. If you are using another database, please contact the QDUG@missouristate.edu and we can help you reset your password.What does the closed gracefully error message mean in Argos?
If a user receives a Closed Gracefully error message, this mean that Argos has inadvertently shut down. Please contact QDUG@missouristate.edu if you receive this message.What does Not Responding mean in Argos?
The "Not Responding" error is really just telling you that your report is running and Argos is not able to respond to further commands until the report has finished, it has not frozen up. If you need a report to be cancelled you can contact QDUG@missouristate.edu and we can cancel the report for you.How do I request a new datablock?
Fill out the Datablock Request Form on this web site and forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org for processingWhat does the "group assignments" on the new user request form mean? Is this the same as data access?
The group assignments refer to what Argos groups you need to be a member of. Contact email@example.com for more information.How do I become a datablock designer?
You must take the Argos Datablock Design class. It is recommended that you take the Argos Report Writing class first.What documentation is available?
The documentation for Argos is available on this web site. This includes Missouri State developed documentation and also the documentation from Evisions, the vendor of Argos.What classes are available and where can I register?
This year I have decided to do Argos Training a little differently, instead of having a generalized training session open to everyone. I would like to offer customized training sessions for specific offices. The new customized sessions will include the analyst over that area put together a short presentation about the views, tables, etc.. in the target area to explain to the users where their data is and what is available. Then users will go through a step by step example of creating a datablock or report to show them the Argos tool and how it applies to their data. To schedule a customized training for your office please contact QDUG administration and we will setup a time and place for your sessions.How do I get help with a report I'm writing?
We offer Argos Open Lab sessions every friday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Cheek 100. See the QDUG Classes page for the more details. No registration is needed. You may also send your questions or requests QDUG@missouristate.eduWho do I contact for questions about Argos and Reporting?
Office: Cheek 124B
Phone: (417) 836-3744
You need to contactQDUG@missouristate.edu.How do I turn off the Query Wizard in Excel?
When you're creating a new query, on the dialog window where you choose your data source, there is a check box on the bottom of the window that says "Use the Query Wizard to create/edit queries". Make sure that this box is unchecked.