Print EBS Files - Administration

After the letting deadline has passed and the bid files opened, you can print the .ebs files of the letting or choose specific files to print. For information on automatically printing all .ebs and .ebsx files in a letting, please see Bid Opener Options.

  1. Select Manage Lettings, Proposals and Bids in the Letting and Vendor Data section of the Manage Agency page. This brings you to the Manage Lettings page.

  2. Select the letting or proposal for which you wish to print the bid files.

  3. Select Open Bids from the row of commands.  The Bid Express service goes to the Open Bids page.

  4. Click LAUNCH OPEN BIDS.  The Bid Express service opens the Bid Express Bid Opener.

  5. If the bids have not yet been opened, enter your password in the Password field and click open bids.

  6. Select Print EBS for Bidder(s) from the Tools menu. The Bid Express service opens the Print EBS Files window and highlights the selected letting or proposal.

  7. If you wish to print files for a different letting or a proposal, navigate to that letting or proposal.

  8. Select the bidders for which you want the .ebs files printed.  You can print all bidders by selecting the Select All Bidders check box.

  9. Click print. The Bid Express service sends the selected .ebs files to your default printer.

  10. Click ok in the print confirmation notice window.

  11. When you are finished printing .ebs files, click the X in the Print EBS Files window to return to the Bid Express Bid Opener utility.