Lab Resources Action

Fields

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Save As New Action

This saves the Action as new in the database.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Save As New Action, or click the Save As New Action button in the button bar.

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Save Action

This saves the Action in the database.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Save Action, or click the Save Action button in the button bar.

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Delete Action

This deletes the Action from the database.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Delete Action.
  3. Click Remove Action in 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Refresh Action

This reverts the data for the Action to the version in the database.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Refresh Action, or click the Refresh Action button in the button bar.

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Clear Action

This clears the Action data, i.e. the bottom part of the Action window.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Clear Action.

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Close Action

This closes the window.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Action menu click Close Action, or click the X button on the window's Title bar.

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Search By Owner

This searches the Action records of the Default Lab and returns the ones that fit the search criteria in the upper part of the Action window.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Search menu click By Owner.
  3. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Owner' popup.
    • Owner is the User Name of the person who created the Action. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Action is the name of the Action. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • NIH Action is the corresponding System Resources NIH Action.
    • Type is the Lab Resources Type of the Action.
    • Status is the Lab Resources Status of the Action.
    • Choosable marks if the Action is selectable in other Views.
  4. Click Search in the search popup.

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Search By Date

This searches the Action records of the Default Lab and returns the ones that fit the search criteria in the upper part of the Action window.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Search menu click By Date.
  3. Set the search criteria in 'Search by Date' popup.
    • Created By is the User Name of the person who created the Action Map. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Created Start Date is the earliest date the Action Map 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 Action Map 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 User Name of the person who last modified the Action Map. Wildcard Characters are allowed.
    • Modified Start Date is the earliest date of the last modification of the Action Map. 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 Action Map. To set it to an '*', click on it, then clear, or enter an '*', into any of the Year, Month or Day fields.
    • Type is the Lab Resources Type of the Action.
    • Status is the Lab Resources Status of the Action.
  4. Click Search in the search popup.

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Report

This creates a Text report for the Action, and shows it in the Board.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Report menu click Report.

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Text Report All

This creates a Text report for every Action in the Default Lab and saves it to the disk.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Report menu click Text Report All.
  3. If you want to save the file in a different folder, locate and open the folder.
  4. In the File Name box, type a name for the file.
  5. Click Save.

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All

This creates a Table containing a subset of Fields for every Action in the Default Lab, and shows it in the Board.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. On the Report menu click All.

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Record XML Dump

This creates an XML dump for the Action record, and saves it to the disk.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. In the Report menu click Record XML Dump.
  3. Set the values in 'XML Report' popup.
    • Inline DTD determines if the Document Type Definition (DTD) should be included in the file.
    • Formatting (indents and newlines) determines if the resulting file should be formatted.
    • File Name is the name of the file. To set it, click on the field, then set the values in the 'Save' popup.
      • If you want to save the file in a different folder, locate and open the folder.
      • In the File Name box, type a name for the file.
      • Click Save.
  4. Click Report.

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Bulk XML Dump

This creates an XML report for every Action in the Default Lab and saves it to the disk.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. In the Report menu click Bulk XML Dump.
  3. Set the values in 'XML Report' popup.
    • Inline DTD determines if the Document Type Definition (DTD) should be included in the file.
    • Formatting (indents and newlines) determines if the resulting file should be formatted.
    • File Name is the name of the file. To set it, click on the field, then set the values in the 'Save' popup.
      • If you want to save the file in a different folder, locate and open the folder.
      • In the File Name box, type a name for the file.
      • Click Save.
  4. Click Report.

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Display Linked Lab Protocol

This displays a Lab Protocol that has the Action attached to.

  1. Make the Action window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select a Lab Protocol (a row) in the Linked Protocols field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Linked Protocols field, or
    • drag a Lab Protocol (a row) from the Linked Protocols field to an open area of the Board and drop it, or
    • double-click on a Lab Protocol (a row) in the Linked Protocols field.

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