Searching for Software (SW)

Search By Owner

  1. Open the 'Search By Owner' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By Owner, or
    • In the Main Window, select Software (SW) from the drop-down list on the button bar, then click on the appropriate 'magnifying glass' button, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By Owner.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Owner' popup.
    • Owner is the Username of the person who created the Software record. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Lab Protocol is a drop-down list of Software protocols maintained by the lab master.
    • Task is the task or the application associated with the Software. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Type is a drop-down list of Type choices, for example 'Pipeline' or 'R and D', maintained by the lab master.
    • Status is a drop-down list of Status choices maintained by the lab master.
    • Labfund is a drop-down list of various sources of funding maintained by the lab master.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By ID

  1. Open the 'Search By ID' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By ID, or
    • In the Main Window, select Software (SW) from the drop-down list on the button bar, then click on the appropriate 'magnifying glass' button, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By ID.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by ID' popup.
    • Name is the Name of the Software. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • External ID Name is an editable drop-down list that contains the System Resources URL Base Names of various public genomic and proteomic databases. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • External ID is an ID from the External ID Name space. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Serial No is the serial number associated with the Software. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By Action

  1. Open the 'Search By Action' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By Action, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By Action.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Action' popup.
    • Postion determines the position of the action one is searching for in time. Any will target all the actions attached to a Software, while Last targets only the last one.
    • Item Lab Protocol is a drop-down list of Software protocols maintained by the lab master, and targets the current value in the Lab Protocol field in the Software View.
    • Type is a drop-down list of Type choices maintained by the lab master.
    • Status is a drop-down list of Status choices maintained by the lab master.
    • Labfund is a drop-down list of various sources of funding maintained by the lab master.
    • Start Date is the earliest date the Action was added to a Software. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • End Date is the latest date the Action was added to a Software. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Source Organism is a drop-down list of organisms maintained by the lab master.
    • Action Lab Protocol is a drop-down list of Software protocols maintained by the lab master, and targets the value in the Lab Protocol column of the Action field in the Software View. As a Software can have multiple Lab Protocols associated with it, this value can be different from the value in Item Lab Protocol.
    • Include Retired Actions controls if the retired Actions will be shown in the Action field for the Lab Protocol selected in Action Lab Protocol.
    • Action Present Match allows one to select the logical operator AND or OR to be used for matching the actions attached to a Software. If AND is selected, only those Softwares will be returned that have all of the selected Present Actions attached. If OR is selected, those Softwares will be returned that have at least one of the selected Present Actions attached.
    • Action Not Present Match allows one to select the logical operator AND or OR to be used for matching the actions not attached to a Software. If AND is selected, only those Softwares will be returned that don't have any of the selected Not Present Actions attached. If OR is selected, those Softwares will be returned that don't have at least one of the selected Not Present Actions attached.
    • Action is a multi-selection checkbox that contains all the Actions associated with the Lab Protocol selected in Action Lab Protocol.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By Protocol Tree

  1. Open the 'Search By Protocol Tree' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By Protocol Tree, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By Protocol Tree.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Protocol Tree' popup.
    • Type is a drop-down list of Type entries maintained by the lab master.
    • Status is a drop-down list of Status entries maintained by the lab master.
    • Labfund is a drop-down list of various sources of funding maintained by the lab master.
    • Lab Protocol is a drop-down list of Software protocols maintained by the lab master, and targets the current value in the Lab Protocol field in the Software View.
    • Tree Node is a table of Protocol Tree Node Names and Values that needs to be matched. To add a row, a Name - Value pair, to the table, click on the ICON button on the right side of the Tree Node field. To delete a row, select it, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Tree Node field. The Name is a drop-down list of the Tree Node names from the Lab Protocol selected in the Lab Protocol field. The matching of the Values is string-based, thereforeWildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Logical Operator allows one to select the logical operator AND or OR to be used for matching the Tree Node table rows. If AND is selected, only those Softwares will be returned that fit all of the Name - Value pairs. If OR is selected, those Softwares will be returned that fit at least one Name - Value pair in the table.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By Date

  1. Open the 'Search By Date' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By Date, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By Date.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Date' popup.
    • Created By is the Username of the person who created the Software record. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Created Start Date is the earliest date the Software record was created. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Created End Date is the latest date the Software record was created. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Modified By is the Username of the person who last modified the Software record. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Modified Start Date is the earliest date the Software record was modified. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Modified End Date is the latest date of the last modification of the Software record. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Lab Protocol is a drop-down list of Software protocols maintained by the lab master.
    • Type is a drop-down list of Type choices maintained by the lab master.
    • Status is a drop-down Status choices maintained by the lab master.
    • Labfund is a drop-down list of various sources of funding maintained by the lab master.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By List

  1. Open the 'Search By List' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By List, or
    • In the Main Window, select Software (SW) from the drop-down list on the button bar, then click on the appropriate 'magnifying glass' button, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By List.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by List' popup.
    • DB# List is the list of Software Database Nos. The numbers in the list can be separated by space, tab, comma, semicolon, or end of line. Alternatively, if there are DBNo List (LI) records for Softwares, they can be selected from the dropdown list.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By Linked Item List

  1. Open the 'Search By By Linked Item List' popup.
    • In the Main Window, on the Search menu's Software (SW) submenu, click By Linked Item List, or
    • A previous Software search can be replaced by a new one by right-clicking on a SOFTWARE node in the Search Results Tree and selecting By Linked Item List.
  2. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Linked Item List' popup.
    • Item Type is a drop-down list of Sesame Items a Software can be linked to.
    • Item Nos is the list of Sesame Item Database Nos selected in Item Type. The numbers in the list can be separated by space, tab, comma, semicolon, or end of line. Alternatively, if there are DBNo List (LI) records for the selected Sesame Item, they can be selected from the dropdown list.
  3. Click Search in the search popup.

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