Steps
Tracking status of each step

Overview

Steps is a new widget designed to track the status of each step. User has the option to mark which step has been completed. The widget will also capture who and when does a step complete.
Each step contains:
  1. 1.
    a step order
  2. 2.
    the step content
  3. 3.
    timer
  4. 4.
    comment
  5. 5.
    action buttons.

Add a new step

Click Add Step to add a new step. Fill in the step content and/or timer. The step content is required. You can also set up a timer if needed.

Load steps from an external file

The steps can be loaded directly from a *.txt, *.docx, or *.md file. Just drag and drop a file to the Cloud area or Click the cloud icon to select a file. All steps will be loaded in order.

Step actions

Edit a step

Click Edit button next to a step to edit the content of the step. You can only edit the step content and the timer.

Change step order

Drag and drop the drag handle at the front of step index to change the order of steps.

Complete a step

Click the Complete button (checkbox) to complete the step.
When a step is completed, the color will change to teal. And the timestamp and user information will be added to the end of the step.
The timer is hidden for completed steps.

Incomplete a step

Click the Undo button to incomplete a step.

Delete a step

Click Delete button next to a step to delete the step.

Start timer

Click Start next to a timer to start count down of the timer.

Run procedure

To go through the steps one by one, click Run procedure. The purpose of this feature is to guide you through the experimentation process.

Previous/Nest step

Click Previous or Next button to navigate between different steps.

Read the step

While you are doing experiments, click Read to have the platform read the steps for you.

Start timer

Click Start next to a timer to start count down of the timer.

Add comment

You can add realtime comment/notes.

Complete and next

Click Complete and next button to mark current step as completed and move on to the next step.
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Overview
Add a new step
Load steps from an external file
Step actions
Edit a step
Change step order
Complete a step
Incomplete a step
Delete a step
Start timer
Run procedure
Previous/Nest step
Read the step
Start timer
Add comment
Complete and next