List View

Manage one type of data in a list

Overview

The List view of Labii electronic lab notebook (ELN) and laboratory information management system (LIMS) displays a list of items for a table in Labii. Use the list view to manage the records for a particular table

This documentation covers all relevant functions related to the list view.

Open list view

A table can be quickly accessed by clicking the table icon on the navbar.

Type the name of the table in the search bar to narrow down the options. Click create a table if the data you are searching for does not exist. Select a table from the menu list of options and the list of content will be displayed.

Select a table for list view

Layout

The list view contains a navbar, a table body, and a side panel.

List View

The Navigation bar contains these items

  • Table name as thumbnails

  • Add button - to add a new record in the table

  • In-page search - find a record quickly on the current page

  • Filters - a drop-down list to filter which type of experiments you prefer to be shown

  • Projects - a drop-down list to quickly access the records belong to that particular project

  • Menu - other functions about the list, for example, import and export data

  • Page size - number of items to display on one page

  • Page Number - number of pages

Side panel

The side panel contains useful links/information. As an example, for the experiments list view, the left side will showcase how many active experiments you have, archived, experiment filters, predefined filters, and much more! Here are some of the items you can find within the sidebar:

  • Add Experiments

  • Filters

    • All experiments

    • Active experiments

    • Archvied experiments

    • Custom filters

    • Filter Settings

      • Create experiment filter

      • My experiment filters

      • All experiment filters

      • Predefined filters

  • Projects

    • List of projects

    • Project Settings

      • All projects

      • Add project

  • Create support ticket

  • Read documentaiton

Table

Here is The main interface of a table and contains the following:

  1. Check box - The first column of the table body is always a Checkbox, use this checkbox to select a record for Bulk operations.

  2. Name - Name of the record

  3. Custom Fields - Any columns that set is_hidden=false will show up here

  4. Projects - The projects this record belongs to

  5. Owner - The owner of the record.

The last column of the table body is recorded status icons:

In-line edit

Data can be updated directly in the list view. To edit the values of content in the columns directly,

  1. Hover your mouse over the value you want to change, and a pencil icon will appear.

  2. Click the pencil icon, leading to In-line Editing mode.

  3. Change the value.

  4. Click Submit.

Inline Edit

Copy

The value in the table can be easily copied by click the copy icon. The icon is hidden in default. Hover over a value and the copy icon will be displayed.

Duplicate

Click the duplicate icon to duplicate a record.

Filters

See details here.

Projects

You can view the records that belong to one particular project by simply click a project name. See the picture below.

The projects can be viewed directly from the side menu or top menu. They are organized and indent based on the project relationship.

Bulk edit

See details here.

In-Page search

See details here.

Import

See details here.

Export

See details here.

Pagination

There is an option to increase or decrease the number of pages shown on a page, from 10 to 2,000 per page. Use the left and right arrow keys in the top right corner to navigate between pages.

Select number of items to display

Batch operations

Select one or more records to enter the batch operations. You can print, edit, or export the select records, in bulk. Learn more here.