List View

Manage one type of data in a list


The List view of Labii electronic lab notebook (ELN) and laboratory information management system (LIMS) is displays a list of items for a table in Labii. Use 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 via clicking the table icon on the nav bar.

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


The list view contains a nav bar, a table body, a table footer, and a sidebar.

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 in 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 quick access the records belong to that particular project

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

  • Page size - number of item to display in one page

  • Page Number - number of pages

The sidebar contains useful links/information. As an example, for experiments list view, the left side will showcase how many active experiments you have, archived, experiment filters, predefined filters, settings, reports 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

  • Reports

  • Experiment settings

    • Columns

    • Default sections

  • Help

  • Send feedback

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

  1. Check box - The first column of table body is alway 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 shows up here

  4. Project - The project this record belong to

  5. Owner - The owner of the record.

The last column of table body is record status icons:

View by projects

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

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

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

Bulk edit

One column data for multiple records can be updated at the same time. To edit multiple or all projects at once,

  1. Select the checkboxes of which projects you would like to edit, or click the top box to select all.

  2. Click the Bulk Edit button in the Nav bar.

  3. Select which column you want to edit and provide a new value.

  4. Click Submit.

Bulk Edit Interface

In-Page search

See details here.


Filter is also known as advanced search in Labii. See details here.


See details here.


See details here.


There is an option to increase or decrease the amount 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

Bulk Print

To print multiple records at once,

  1. Check one or many of the records you would like to print.

  2. Click Bulk Print, select a category to print.

    1. Detail - prints a transcript of your records with all its details, into PDF or hard copy

    2. Label - prints the labels of the records. The final output is same to Label widget.

    3. Barcode - prints records as barcode. The final output is same to Barcode widget.

    4. QR Code - prints QR code of selected records. The final output is same to QR Code widget.

All label sizes are supported from the DYMO printer.

Bulk print barcode