Labguru's 'Local edit' tool changes the way files are edited and documented in Labguru.
With this tool, all types of files can be opened directly from Labguru, given that the relevant software for opening them installed on your computer
The ability to open and edit files from Labguru makes it extremely easy to work on experimental data while keeping it organised in Labguru. No need to go back and forth between programs, which makes the process seamless and more efficient.
To use the ‘Local Edit’ feature you will first need to download the ‘Easy edit’ app and open it on your computer.
The app’s flask icon will appear on your computer’s toolbar and a new Labguru tab will open (in your default browser).
For any attachment in Labguru you can click on the small arrow on the right side to get to its dropdown menu. There, you can click on the ‘Local edit’ option to edit the files directly from Labguru.
All changes that were made while editing will be automatically saved in Labguru.
IMPORTANT: Make sure you only have one file open for editing. Editing several files at the same time might result in data loss.
How can I start?
For private domains:
If your company/institute uses a private domain to run Labguru, set the correct URL by choosing 'Reset' from the app's dropdown menu.
Copy and paste the URL of your lab's home page on the popup that opens when clicking the 'Reset' button.