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How to start with Equipment module?

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You can check our Knowledgebase on how a module generally looks like.

Follow these steps to access the Equipment module:

1. Open the Equipment module

2. Open a record

1. Open the Equipment module

  • 1. This area will show you the name of the module, the search options, and allow you to add a new record & also to add maintenance for the particular record of equipment.
      1.1 “Add maintenance” option helps you to add the maintenance information of the equipment.
    * Check our knowledgeBase on how to search in LabCollector.
  • 2. The   options allow you to export all your search results in HTML, CSV, EXCEL, PDF format. You can also select the field that you want to export.
        Read our KnowledgeBase on what are fields and records.
        The option allows you to memorize all records that can be used further in LabCollector.
        The option allows you to export the information regarding the maintenance in form of HTML, CSV, EXCEL, PDF format. You can select the fields you want to export the information about.
  • 3.  The records won’t generally show at first. You need to click on the search icon with an empty search field and you will be able to see all the records.

2. Open a record

  • When you click on a particular record, you will see the below options.

  • A. The record name and details will appear here.
  • B. Options for editing the record will be displayed here. Read our KnowledgeBase records editing options.
  • C. The fields related to the record will be displayed here. Read our KnowledgeBase on what are fields.
  • D. This vertical bar will provide you with the options related to the record.
          

    This icon will display the record as seen in the above image.
    This option will display all the related records. For example, if the equipment is related to some other record in LabCollector, then it will be visible here.
    This option allows you to add maintenance, make a control chart, and export the maintenance fields and related information.
    This option allows you to make a reservation on the particular equipment. it is connected to the “Equipment scheduler” add-on where you can configure the look of the calendar as you require.
    This icon shows reagent and ordering info related to the record. You can associate the record to a new or an already existing reagent.
    You can link the record to the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN is an add-on in LabCollector). You can link the record to a particular experiment that has been performed using the record item. This helps you have a link to where the record item was utilized and the results obtained thereafter.
    This icon connects you to the Workflow (WF) add-on in LabCollector. WF add-on is the one where you can make a flowchart of your process where each step requires supervisor validation. If the record is being used in a WF add-on then you will be able to see its status in WF here.
  • E. Here you can see all the links that you have created for the record. These links are to the other records in other modules in LabCollector. For example, if you want to link the instrument with another record then you can do it by “Add link” option.
    You can add a link from LabCollector by clicking on the option “Add a link” and by click the “Open Treeview” option you can see the links connected to the records. 

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