Note: Benchling's Maximum Per-File Size Limit is 2GB
What attachments are allowed?
Microsoft Office attachments (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) all can be attached to a Notebook entry on Benchling. Zip files and PDFs can be attached as well.
Image files such as .jpg or .png can be attached to a Benchling Notebook entry.
Sequence files such as Gnebank files (.gb) are also functional on Benchling.
Note that Word and PowerPoint documents must be less than 10 megabytes; Excel attachments must be less than five megabytes.
Attach files to Benchling
Attach files into a Benchling Notebook entry by dragging and dropping into an entry. Alternatively, click Insert and then Attachment to select a file from your computer to upload.
We allow previewing inside of Benchling for certain file types (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, image and text files).
Note that any file attached to a Notebook entry is uploaded and stored in Benchling. These files can be downloaded, altered and re-uploaded to make changes.
Attach excerpts of PDFs and PowerPoint presentations
- Attach a PDF or PowerPoint presentation by dragging and dropping the file into a Notebook entry.
- Click on the Insert excerpts icon to insert an excerpt or individual slides into your entry.
- Choose the slides or pages to insert. Note: you can either type the page numbers in directly, or click on the previews to select images.
- View the slides in your note. If desired, right click the attachment to rename an excerpt.
Note: For enterprise users, you can utilize Benchling Sync to edit your attached files directly on Benchling. You can learn more about this process in these help articles.