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Welcome to the caNanoLab 2.3.7 Release Note, June 11, 2019. Topics in this Release Note include the following.


If you have access to the JIRA Tracking System, click a JIRA link to review additional development details.


The following table lists and describes the improvement(s) in this caNanoLab release.

 Description of the improvement(s)JIRA issue link

To simplify the process of adding data to caNanoLab, you can now import tables of data from, for example, Microsoft Excel, into the Findings section of assay data entry.

  1. Edit a Sample.
  2. Select the Characterization menu, and add/edit a characterization.
    Characterization menu
  3. Add/Edit a Finding, and click Import csv to add data from a file.
    Add a finding to the characterizationand Import CSV button
  4. Click Save.


Fixed Bugs

The following table lists and describes the bug(s) resolved in this caNanoLab release.

 Description of the bug fix(es)JIRA issue link

If you add an Inherent Function in a Composing Element, the Inherent Function is now saved. 

  1. Edit a Sample.
  2. Select the Composing Element menu and add an Inherent Function.
    Composition menu selected and
  3. Click Save and the Inherent Function is saved in the Composing Element.


When you edit or add a characterization (Characterization→Finding→Finding Info→Data and Conditions), changing the order of the columns does not delete all the data.


When you save Finding Info data and there is a server error, you will receive an error message indicating that your data was not saved.


When you edit or add a characterization (Characterization→Finding→Finding Info→Data and Conditions), the text changes to red if your entry causes an error.


The correct help page now appears on the Publication page, Managing Publications.


There is now one help button on the Create Publication page, Create a Publication.


If you log into caNanoLab as a Curator and generate data availability for all samples, the correct help page now appears on the Results page, Reviewing Batch Results.


Known Issues and Workarounds

The following table lists and describes how to work around the following remaining issues in caNanoLab.

Known IssueWorkaroundJIRA issue link
You cannot add multiple points of contact to one organization.  Add a division or department name to the organization's name and then add the contact to that organization.
The Results tab is populated when a curator/administrator submits a batch job to create a data availability matrix, but the tab disappears if the curator/administrator logs out and logs in again, even if the job is still running. NoneCANANOLAB-81
When submitting a new publication, clicking Reset does not reset the Submit Publication Form.NoneCANANOLAB-197
You cannot sort Protocol search results by the Protocol Type and Protocol Name columns. NoneCANANOLAB-367
You have to click the DOI external URL twice (or open the link in a new window by right-clicking) to view the external PubMed content.
A Publication Search returns more records than is valid based on the search criteria. NoneCANANOLAB-391

Release History



2.3.711 June 2019
2.3.67 January 2019 November 2018
2.3.52 October 2018
2.3.413 July 2018
2.3.325 January 2018
2.3.2October 2017
2.3April 2017
2.2January 2017
2.1.1February 2016
2.1November 2015
2.0December 2014
1.5.5May 2013


August 2012


May 2012


October 2010

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