eLABJournal Software updates

Based on feedback from our customers, we continuously add new features and improve the functionality of the eLABJournal ELN. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please let our customer care team know!

Version: 82

  • Reporting of equipment use has been added.
  • Feature: New additions to the eLAB SDK to support several new plugins.
  • Improvement: Rebuild of DYMO Print label integration to improve performance and resolve various issues.
  • Improvement: Equipment status update is logged in the equipment log.

Version: 81

  • Feature: Equipment status can be set to unavailable.
  • Feature: Project Export is now supported for dedicated installations.
  • Improvement: Rebuild AD FS authentication to a generic SAML authentication supporting OKTA and SimpleSAML.
  • Improvement: Various improvements for the Equipment list including sorting handles, quick filters and search.
  • Improvement: SURFconext authentication now uses new metadata.
  • Improvement: Various new API calls.

Version: 80

  • Feature: Mathematical formula annotation is supported in ELN text sections and protocol sections.
  • Feature: Protocol sections are now locked when edited by a different user.
  • Feature: Contents of files linked in the ELN file section are now made searchable.
  • Improvement: SDK plugins support version numbers.
  • Improvement: Release of documentation V2.4.
  • Improvement: Added new API calls and solved in various issues in existing API calls.
  • Improvement: Added nanogram per microliter as concentration unit for protocol variables.
  • Improvement: Share public profile is now also removed to comply with GDPR.
  • Improvement: Several improvements in the eLAB SDK.
  • Improvement: Active Group is now automatically set when System Admin or Organisation Admin creates an account

Version: 79

  • Feature: Viewing of PDF files is supported in the ELN file section.
  • Feature: ELN image editor supports re-editing of elements.
  • Improvement: SDK is also accessible for development of plugins in the System Admin Panel.
  • Improvement: Page numbering in the Experiment List has been improved to support navigation when more than 1000 experiments are listed.
  • Improvement: The file name is truncated for files with a very long name in the ELN file section.
  • Improvement: Groups are sorted alphabetically when adding a user to a group in the System Admin or Organisation Admin Panel.
  • Improvement: Change log is available for end-users.
  • Improvement: Added indication that system messages can only contain up to 255 characters.
  • Improvement: Several security enhancement to counteract potential cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.
  • Improvement: new API call for sample expiration date.

Version: 78

  • Feature: New setting for compartments that enables the adding of sample series and the cloning, moving and importing of samples from top to bottom in a box.
  • Feature: ELN sample section supports new feature to display columns with custom sample information and default sample actions such as moving and archiving of samples.
  • Improvement: Improved Sample Type field validation options for text, numeric and file attachment custom fields.
  • Improvement: Paging has been added to the notification inbox.
  • Improvement: Documentation has been updated to version 2.3
  • Improvement: API now supports finding samples based on sample parent and its derived samples.
  • Various other minor fixes and improvements.

Version: 77

  • Feature: Image versions in the ELN, including the original version, are now available for download in the image history.
  • Improvement: Downloading of images in ELN is now default to the latest version.
  • Improvement: GET calls in the API now support more parameters.
  • Various other minor fixes and improvements.

Version: 76

  • Feature: Users can now choose which sections are included in an experiment PDF export.
  • Feature: A change log of permissions is now available for each group in the Group Permissions.
  • Feature: New API calls for retrieving samples and storage layers by its barcode.
  • Feature: New API call for bulk adding and updating sample specification (meta) fields.
  • Improvement: Page size in Sample List, Advanced Search and Sample Archive can be increased up to 200 samples.
  • Improvement: New version of eLABHybrid, including more efficient handling of very large files and improved error messaging.
  • Improvement: Addition and removal of collaborators in study or project is now recorded properly in the experiment log.
  • Improvement: eLAB installations in the US cloud now include translations for US English.
  • Improvement: Correct validation of measurement units in the sample quantity API calls.

Version: 75.2

  • Feature: Support for the upcoming experiment section editor in the mobile apps.

Version: 75.1

  • Feature: Batch import of samples into multiple locations is now supported.
  • Improvement: Number of samples that can be imported at once is increased to 200 in the sample batch import.

Version: 75

  • Feature: Equipment with planner is now available in eLABInventory.
  • Feature: Experiments and sections with a long title are now displayed in a tooltip in the ELN index tree.
  • Feature: Open sections in the ELN are marked in edit mode in the ELN index tree.
  • Feature: Option “Bulk Edit” for samples in the Sample Series List is now available
  • Feature: Sample export now includes the external barcode when linked to a sample.
  • Improvement: Handling when editing an ELN section in case another section is still open.
  • Improvement: Confirmation when deleting a sample type now includes the name of the sample type.
  • Improvement: External barcode linked to a sample is now included in the search index.
  • Improvement: Several technical improvements for the Office Online Server integration.

Version: 74

  • Improvement: Printing DYMO labels with two sample specification fields is now supported.
  • Improvement: Harmonized the storage of references to images linked in the ELN.
  • Improvement: Icons of reserved compartments have been updated to high resolution images.
  • Improvement: Several technical improvements for the Office Online Server integration.