Widgets to upload and manage files


File widgets are used to insert file(s) into the detail of a record. The files can be those files already uploaded to Labii ELN & LIMS or the files in the local computer and uploaded directly in the widget.

File Types

Labii supports all files in uploading and support below files in previewing.

Supported files in preview:





*.jpg, *.jpeg, *.png, *.gif, *.bmp, *.tiff

*.tiff only supports in Safari browser



Tabular Data

*.tsv, *.csv




*.doc, *.docx


*.xls, *.xlsx


*.ppt, *.pptx


*.gb, *.gbk, *.ape (coming soon)

Display circular and linear map

Readonly View

File information is displayed on the readonly view. The readonly view for each file contains these information:

  • File name

  • File description

  • File size

  • Date time

  • File preview. File preview is hidden in Files (No Preview) widget or for any files that is bigger than 500KB.

  • Download

Readonly interface of a File Widget, with preview.
Readonly interface of a File Widget, without Preview

Update File Name and Description

The file name and description can be updated by clicking "Edit" icon.

Edit View

Click 'edit' icon to show the edit view. One (File widget) or more files (Files and Files (No Preview)) can be selected, or one or more files can be uploaded at the same time.

To select file(s): click the dropdown to select the files.

To upload files(s): drag and drop files to the "cloud" icon or click the "cloud" icon to choose files in your local computer.

When selecting files, you can type file name to search a file.

Edit interface of File widget


This section show off many cool functions of File widget.

Plasmid Map

The plasmid map of a Genbank file can be displayed in a circular or linear map. This function is modified from openVectorEditor.

Genbank file preview for a plasmid map in circular