Default File Names

From the Grid Scan, Data Collection and Line Scan tabs it is possible to configure default folder and prefix settings that can be applied to all samples. All data will be in the visit directory and then in a named folder with a given prefix. It is possible to individually enter a folder and prefix name for each sample. However, by clicking 'Configure Defaults' it is possible to use information about the registered sample automatically to provide the folder and file prefix.

Elements that are automatically identified for each sample are written with the notation '${} and are limited to:

  • ${samplename}
  • ${puck}
  • ${position}
  • ${proteinacronym}
  • ${date}

As you start typing these items an autocomplete list is provided.

In addition, it is possible to add personal items to the default naming so the default folder template might become:

/diamond/${proteinacronym}

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