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University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries UF Business Library Off-Campus Access

Bloomberg Guide: Getting Started

Learn how to use the Bloomberg Professional service

UF BLOOMBERG LOCATIONS

Hough Hall

Hough Hall Capital Markets Lab
Business Grad Students Only

Bloomberg Workstation

Library West, 3rd Floor
All UF Students

Bloomberg Keyboard Navigation

GETTING STARTED

 

CONN/
DEFAULT
Press once to log on using your name/password. Press once to log off.
Enter
Go
Remember, press <Enter/Go>after each command to run the function
HELP
Enter any word/phrase and press <HELP> to search the entire database for matches, e.g., a person, company, or currency
MENU
Press <MENU> once to return to previous screen (equivalent to a <BACK> key
Pg Up
BACK
Press <Pg Up/BACK> to scroll backward in multiple-page screen
Pg Dn
FWD
Press <Pg Dn/FWD> to scroll forward in multiple-page screen
PANEL
Press <PANEL> to advance through the Bloomberg windows.
Sys Rq
PRINT
Press <PRINT> to print one page;
5 <PRINT> to print a five-page screen;
10 <PRINT> to print a ten-page screen, etc.

Guides & Cheat Sheets

Color-Coded Keys

COLOR-CODED KEYS

 

RED KEYS RED KEYS are STOP Keys
GREEN KEYS
GREEN KEYS are ACTION Keys
YELLOW KEYS
 YELLOW KEYS are MARKET SECTOR Keys


EXAMPLE

EXAMPLE

EQUITY GO Press any of the yellow keys for a main menu for that specific sector.
For example, <EQUITY> <GO> will bring you to a complete menu of equity-related news, data and analytics


Business Librarian

Peter McKay
Launch MyScheduler
Contact:
513 Library West
352.273.2634
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