Our enterprise electronic notebook iExperiment supports file drag and drop only in the Firefox browser. The video below demonstrates and discusses file drop in iExperiment for a number of different files. Below the video is a description of the application’s file drag-and-drop behavior for a variety of file types.
|Image Files: When an image file is dropped on to an experiment record, the file is placed in a figure box. iExperiment will give a default title above the image and a default caption below the image. Both the title and the caption can be edited. Most image file extensions are recognized and placed in figures, except for TIFF files due to the lack of support in web browsers.|
|Image Files: Text Files: When a simple .TXT text file is dropped on to an experiment record you are offered three options:
|XML Files using iExperiment’s Schema: Full records, parts and material descriptions can be added using iExperiment’s XML schema, which can be found at www.iExperiment.net/XML.|
|iExperiment CSV Files: Lists and tables are added to experiment records using a comma-separated values (CSV) format. The CSV file can be dragged and dropped on to a section in a record, or added using a menu. A tutorial on the creation of CSV files for iExperiment can be found at www.colabrativ.com/csv-table-creation/.|
|Other Files: All other files that are dropped on to an experiment record are stored as attachments. Attachments have a title and a caption, both of which can be edited. iExperiment recognizes and displays the appropriate icon for a number of file extensions, including Microsoft Office, Adobe’s PDF, VectorNTI and the Protein Data Bank files.|