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Configure Lab Storage


Fridges and freezers can be configured in the Settings, under Utilities.

 

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Click Edit
  3. Scroll down to the Storages section
  4. Click the + New Storage button above the storage table, as shown below.
  5. Fill in the Storage Form as explained below


How to fill in Storage Form:

  1. Code. It is advisable to provide a meaningful code for the storage, rather than using the default, because this information is needed when registering storage positions in Batch mode. For example MINUS80_ROOM_A1
  2. Name. The name is what is shown in most parts of the ELN. E.g. Minus 80°C in Room A1
  3. Number of rows. This is the number of shelves.
  4. Number of columns. This is the number of racks per shelf.
  5. Allowed number of boxes in a rack. This is the maximum number per rack. Enter a very high number if this is not important.
  6. Rack space warning. Enter space as percentage. E.g. 80, means that the system will give a warning when 80% of a rack is occupied.
  7. Box space warning. Enter space as percentage. E.g. 80, means that the system will give a warning when 80% of a box is occupied.
  8. Validation level. This is the minimum level of information required about the storage:
    1. Rack validation. The position in the shelf and rack needs to be specified.
    2. Box validation. In addition to a, a box name needs to be specified.
    3. Box position validation. In addition to a and b, the position in the box needs to be specified.