Target Request View (TR)

Fields

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New Target Request View

This opens a new Target Request window in the Board.

  1. To create a new Target Request view,
    • In the Main Window, go to OptionsNew ViewTarget Request (TR), or
    • In the Board, when a Target Request window is active, go to Target RequestNew Target Request, or
    • Following a search for a Target Request record, drag-and-drop to the Board the TARGETREQUEST ( . ) root node of a tree resulting from the search, or double-click on it.

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Save As New Target Request

This saves the Target Request as a new entry in the database.

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

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Save Target Request

This saves the Target Request in the database.

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

Delete Target Request

This removes the Target Request from the database.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Delete Target Request.
  3. If you are sure you want to remove the Target Request from the database, Click OK.

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Verify Request

This verifies a Target Request to ensure that it can be submitted.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Verify Request, or click the Verify Request button in the button bar.
  3. If there are any problems with the Target Request a pop up will appear indicating which sections need to be corrected.

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Submit Request

This submits a Target Request for future processing.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Submit Request, or click the Submit Request button in the button bar.
  3. If there are any problems with the Target Request a pop up will appear indicating which sections need to be corrected.

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Withdraw Request

This withdraws a previously submitted Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Withdraw Request.

Refresh Target Request

This reverts the data for the Target Request to the version in the database.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Refresh Target Request.
  3. Click Refresh in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

Close Target Request

This closes the window.

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

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Show All Cells

This shows all Fields, including the hidden ones, in the Target Request view.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Show all Cells.

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Show Lab Visible Cells

This hides the originally hidden Fields in the Target Request view; i.e., any fields hidden by a lab master, then revealed by Show all Cells, will again be hidden.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. On the Target Request menu click Show Lab Visible Cells.

Create ORF

This takes the sequence and other information in a Target Request record and creates a new ORF record based on them.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Target Request menu click Create ORF
  3. A pop-up containing information taken from the Target Request record will appear. Content can be added, deleted, or altered in various fields at this point. To then create the ORF record, press the 'Create ORF' button at the bottom of the pop-up.

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Set PI Info

This takes name, address, affiliation, etc., from the registration form of the user and places it in the Principal Investigator fields of the Target Request

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Edit menu click Set PI Info.

Calculate Gcode Error

This checks the nucleotide sequence and generates error messages if possible problems exist, for example, the sequence is missing a start or stop codon, or contains out-of-frame codons. It is functional only for Lab Masters.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Edit menu click Calculate Gcode Error
  3. Error messages, if any, will appear in the Genetic Code Error field near the bottom of the Target Request record

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Add Chain

This adds fields for an additional ORF Nucleotide Code and an Amino Acid sequence to the Target Request record. This might be used if, for example, the request is a protein:protein complex.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Edit menu click on Add Chain.

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Remove Chain

This removes one chain from a Target Request record containing multiple chains.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Edit menu click on Remove Chain.
  3. A popup will appear in which one can choose the chain to be removed.
  4. Click the Remove button to delete the chain.

Generate Report for Target Request

This creates a text report for the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Report menu click Generate Report for Target Request.

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Record XML Dump

This saves an XML report of the Target Request to the disk.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. In the Report menu click Record XML Dump.
  3. Fill out the pop up.
    • Inline DTD determines if the DTD (Document Type Definition) should be included in the File.
    • Formatting determines if new lines and spaces should be included in the File.
    • File Name defines the name of the File to be saved.
  4. Click the Save File button.

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Add Image

This uploads one or more Images from the disk and attaches them to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field.
  3. Set the values in the 'Add Row' popup.
    • User Label is the User label.
    • Format determines if one or more Images will be added. To set it, click on the Field, then click the format that you want to use.
      • File if only the selected Image will be added.
      • Folder if all the Images from the selected Folder will be added.
      • Folder with Subfolders if all the Images from the selected Folder and all the Subfolders will be added.
    • File Name is the name of the File or Folder depending on the selected Format. To set it, click on the Field, then set the values in the 'Select Image' popup.
      • In the Look in drop-down, click the drive or Folder that contains the Files you want to add.
      • Specify whether the Format is a File, Folder, or Folder with Subfolders.
      • Click Select Image.
  4. Click Add Image.

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Add Image from the Web

This takes an Image from the Web and attaches it to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field.
  3. Set the values in the 'Add Row' popup.
    • User Label is the User label.
    • URL is the Web address of the Image. Only the HTTP URL scheme is supported, and it must include the 'http://' prefix.
  4. Click Add Image.

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Display Image in the Board

This displays an Image, attached to the Target Request, in the Board.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select an Image (a row) in the Images Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field, or
    • drag an Image (a row) from the Images Field to an open area of the Board and drop it, or
    • double-click on an Image (a row) in the Images Field.

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Display Image in its Associated Application

This opens an Image, attached to the Target Request, using its associated application .

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select an Image (a row) in the Images Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field, or
    • right-click on an Image (a row) in the Images Field.
  3. Click OK in the the 'Open with...' popup.

Edit Image User Label

This updates the User Label for an Image attached to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select an Image (a row) in the Images Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field.
  3. Set the values in 'Edit Image Information' popup.
    • User Label is the user label.
  4. Click Update.

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Save Image

This saves Images, attached to the Target Request, to the disk.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select an Image (a row) in the Images Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field.
  3. If you want to save the Image in a different Folder, locate and open the Folder, or, in the File Name box, type the name for the Folder.
  4. Click Save.

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Remove Image

This removes an Image from the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select an Image (a row) in the Images Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Images Field.
  3. Click Remove Image in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Add File

This uploads one or more Files from the disk and attaches them to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. Set the values in the 'Add Row' popup.
    • User Label is the User label.
    • Format determines if one or more Files will be added. To set it, click on the Field, then click the format that you want to use.
      • File if only the selected File will be added.
      • Folder if all the Files from the selected Folder will be added.
      • Folder with Subfolders if all the Files from the selected Folder and all the Subfolders will be added.
    • File Name is the name of the File or Folder depending on the selected Format. To set it, click on the Field, then set the values in the 'Select File' popup.
      • In the Look in drop-down, click the drive or Folder that contains the Files you want to add.
      • Specify whether the Format is a File, Folder, or Folder with Subfolders.
      • Click Select File.
    • File Type is a list of File Types maintained by the lab master.
  4. Click Add File.

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Add File from the Web

This takes a File from the Web and attaches it to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. Set the values in the 'Add Row' popup.
    • User Label is the User label.
    • URL is the Web address of the File. Only the HTTP URL scheme is supported, and it must include the 'http://' prefix.
    • File Type is a list of File Type maintained by the lab master.
  4. Click Add File.

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Display File in the Board

This displays a File, attached to the Target Request, in the Board.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select a File (a row) in the Files Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field, or
    • drag a File (a row) from the Files Field to an open area of the Board and drop it, or
    • double-click on a File (a row) in the Files Field.

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Display File in its Associated Application

This opens a File, attached to the Target Request, using its associated application .

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select a File (a row) in the Files Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field, or
    • right-click on a File (a row) in the Files Field.
  3. Click OK in the the 'Open with...' popup.

Edit File User Label And Type

This updates the User Label and the File Type for a File attached to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a File (a row) in the Files Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. Set the values in 'Edit File Information' popup.
    • User Label is the User label.
    • File Type is the Lab Resources File Type of the File.
  4. Click Update.

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Save File

This saves Files, attached to the Target Request, to the disk.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a File (a row) in the Files Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. If you want to save the File in a different Folder, locate and open the Folder, or, in the File Name box, type the name for the Folder.
  4. Click Save.

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Remove File

This removes a File from the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a File (a row) in the Files Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. Click Remove File in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Add Info

This adds a new row to the Info table.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Click on the ICON button on the right side of the Info Field.
  3. Enter data into the editable columns of the new row.

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Remove Info

This removes the selected row from the Info table.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a row in the Info Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Info Field.
  3. Click Remove Info in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Email Info

This emails the selected Info to the User who created the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a row in the Info Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Info Field.
  3. Click Send Email in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Add Linked Item by Drag & Drop

This explicitly links an item to the Target Request.

  1. Make the Target Request window visible in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • Drag and drop a tree node from the Search Results tree in the Main Window to the Target Request window's Title bar.
    • Drag and drop a row from the Linked Items Field of an Item already in the Board to the Target Request window's Title bar.
  3. Click Yes in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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Display Linked Item in the Board

This displays the Items linked to the Target Request in the Board.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Alternatively, you can
    • select a row in the Linked Items Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Linked Protocols Field, or
    • drag a row from the Linked Items Field to an open area of the Board and drop it, or
    • double-click on a row in the Linked Items Field.

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Unlink Linked Item

This removes an explicitly linked item from the Linked Items Field.

  1. Make the Target Request window active in the Board.
  2. Select a row in the Linked Items Field, then click on the ICON button on the right side of the Files Field.
  3. Click Unlink Item in the 'Are You Sure?' popup.

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