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Welcome to the caNanoLab 3.1.16 Release Note, May 1, 2024. Topics in this Release Note include the following.

This page includes issue IDs for internal tracking purposes only. 

Major Improvements

For details on improvements in this caNanoLab release, refer to What's New with caNanoLab.

Changes and Fixed Bugs

This caNanoLab release has fixed edit sample characterization bugs and user interface bugs due to the Angular update. The following table lists and describes additional changes and bug fixes. 

 DescriptionIssue IDRelease

Display message for protocol search when no results are found.


Add an editable DOI field to Protocols.


Incorporate DOI into the Protocol search. All users (logged in or not) should be able to search for an exact DOI string and get a result.


For My Protocols, the first link under Actions should be View, rather than Edit, if user doesn't have edit permissions.


On Search Results and My Favorites, add protocol summary page links.


Add a better error message for an invalid username or password.


For sample search (particularly Characterization), fixed some issues with samples not being found,

or too many brought back.

393; 603.1.13

For search results, add link Details in Action column. When the user clicks on it, they 

will get an edit or a view page, depending on their access.


For users who are not logged in, provide a way to view publication and protocol.


When a new user registers for an account, the link sent to them to set their password

will be available for 48 hours (instead of 2 hours).

Security enhancement4343.1.12
Security enhancement4303.1.12
Message to user with a disabled account was not being displayed.4243.1.11
In the Advanced Sample Search, do not allow searches with no filters selected3363.1.10
In the POC organization, the city, state, zip and country are now separated by commas4153.1.10
The eNanoMapper link wasn't valid and has been fixed4163.1.10
An error appeared when trying to view a protocol PDF. 408

Known Issues and Workarounds

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

Known IssueWorkaroundIssue ID
Removed public results links from the home page. These links will return at a future date.On the home page, in the Browse caNanoLab panel, click Search Protocols, Search Samples, or Search Publications. For details, refer to Managing Protocols in caNanoLab, Managing Samples in caNanoLab, and Managing Publications in caNanoLab.  43
Running a few very large searches in a row will exhaust local browser memory. This causes the final search attempt to silently hang.Close all browser tabs and start a new session with caNanoLab.85
Export of a large set of search results can fail due to timeout.Narrow the search.104
Accurately display superscript and subscript.If you paste text into an input field, review it before submitting the text to the system. Make sure the formatting (such as superscript, subscript, bold, and Italics), Greek letters, and other special characters appear as expected. For details, refer to Correcting Special Text298
Saving and submitting very large CSV tables into the database can take as long as several minutes for each step. Currently, caNanoLab Sample Characterization Finding table import supports up to 13,000 cells for a single table. For details, refer to Adding Data Findings to a Characterization.377

Release History



3.1.161 May 2024
3.1.1530 April 2024
3.1.1414 February 2024
3.1.137 February 2024
3.1.1220 November 2023
3.1.1127 October 2023
3.1.104 October 2023
3.1.923 August 2023
3.1.813 July 2023
3.1.730 June 2023
3.1.623 June 2023
3.1.512 April 2023
3.1.426 January 2023
3.1.38 December 2022
3.1.226 September 2022
3.1.119 September 2022
3.110 August 2022
3.019 July 2022
2.4.129 April 2022
2.422 December 2021
2.3.1228 September 2021
2.3.1121 May 2021
2.3.1030 October 2020
2.3.819 September 2019
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
1.5.4August 2012
1.5.3May 2012
1.5.2October 2010
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