Notebook

Keep your notes and data organized in Benchling's modern electronic lab notebook

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55 articles in this collection
Written by Saif Hakim, Nishant Neel, Reed Molbak and 20 others
Entries

Creating notebook entries

Create blank notebook entries or entries from your organization's templates
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Written by Meghan Bosch
Updated over a week ago

Access the version history for an entry

View the comprehensive version history for a Notebook entry.
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Written by Hoang Ha
Updated over a week ago

Format your entries

Add rich formatting to your Notebook entries by using headers, changing font colors, and creating lists.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Add authors to a Notebook entry

Add other users to your Notebook entry as authors to enable collaboration.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Use date inserts

Add and modify date inserts in your Notebook entries to organize your data and link entries to your calendar.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Mention users in entry

Collaborate with and notify other users by @-mentioning them in your Notebook entries.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Mention sequences and other entries in your Notebook

Link files directly to your Notebook entry by @-mention them.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Insert file attachments

Insert attachments, such as PDFs, Office files, or images, into your Notebook entry.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Move or copy files

Manipulate a single file or multiple files in bulk.
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Written by Aishwarya Raj
Updated over a week ago

Create projects as repositories for shared resources

Create repositories for shared lab resources like entries, primers, sequences, and more.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Create a read-only link to a Notebook entry

Create and share a read-only link to an entry in the Notebook.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Create and attach protocols to entries

Create protocols, which can be attached to Notebook entries.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Export data from Notebook, Registry and Inventory

How to export data from your Benchling Notebook, Registry or Inventory
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Written by Andrew Collins
Updated over a week ago

Export an entry

Export a single entry from your Notebook.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Restore an old version of an entry

Restore a previous version of an entry from the entry's version history.
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Written by Hoang Ha
Updated over a week ago

Install the Benchling Sync Desktop App

Install the Benchling Sync desktop app for your Notebook.
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Written by Holli Kenison
Updated over a week ago

Use Benchling Sync to edit file attachments on your desktop [Industry and Benchling Gold]

Use the Benchling Sync desktop app to edit files attached to an entry and seamlessly sync changes back to your Notebook.
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Written by Saif Hakim
Updated over a week ago

Clone an old version of an Entry [Industry + Academic]

Clone an old version of an entry, protocol or metadata
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Written by Ryan Whitney
Updated over a week ago

Can I undo?

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Written by Nima Jelveh
Updated over a week ago

How do I turn off link sharing?

Disable the Read-only link to an entry in the Notebook.
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Written by Tiffany Wu
Updated over a week ago

Why do my date inserts get automatically updated when they are in a non-chronological order?

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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Can I delete the first date insert at the top of my entry?

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Written by Lily Helfrich
Updated over a week ago

What desktop applications are compatible with Benchling Sync?

Learn what desktop applications and file types work best with Benchling Sync.
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Written by Saif Hakim
Updated over a week ago

Notebook FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions about features in the Benchling Notebook.
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago
Tables

Use tables in Notebook entries

Use tables in a Notebook entry and perform calculations, carry out advanced functions, and take advantage of selectors.
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Mixture prep tables in Notebook Entries

Use the mixture prep table to create mixture child entities in a Notebook entry.
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Written by Lyndie Ho
Updated over a week ago

Inventory tables in Notebook entries

Use inventory tables to directly add registered samples to Inventory items such as locations, plates and boxes.
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Written by Sam Scott
Updated over a week ago

Use a Result table

Learn how to record experimental results in a Result table
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Written by Michael Ford
Updated over a week ago

Register entities using registration tables in the Notebook

Create registration tables to register entities from a Notebook entry.
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Written by Michael Ford
Updated over a week ago

Upload files of your experimental data to your Results Tables

Use attachments to link a file to a registry item through Result Tables
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Written by Nima Jelveh
Updated over a week ago

Marking results as invalid

Set the validation status of a result to reflect whether the assay data meets your criteria for acceptance.
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Written by Forest Tong
Updated over a week ago

Use a Plate Creation Table

The plate creation table provides an easy to use interface to create and customize multiple plates
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Written by Lyndie Ho
Updated over a week ago

Lookup Columns and Tables

How to reference structured data in your entries
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Written by Rushil Desai
Updated over a week ago

Expand or collapse a table in an entry

Expand or collapse a table in an entry
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Written by Andrew Collins
Updated over a week ago

How to Customize Filter Columns

Show the Created column to sort by creation date.
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Written by Reed Molbak
Updated over a week ago

Copy formulas into tables

Transfer your formulas from Excel and Google Sheets to Benchling
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Written by Nishant Neel
Updated over a week ago

Common Table Formulas

Learn about common table functions for the Benchling Notebook
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Written by Andrew Collins
Updated over a week ago

Use "LOOKUP" in Benchling tables

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Written by Hannah Park
Updated over a week ago

Create equations for result tables in an entry template

Use entry templates to create equations within your result tables
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Written by Stefan Siegfried
Updated over a week ago

Use the historical registration table

Learn how to use registration tables in the Notebook to directly interface between the Registry and the Notebook.
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Written by Michael Wu
Updated over a week ago

Differences between the new and historical inventory table

Understanding the differences between the new and historical transfer tables
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Written by Lyndie Ho
Updated over a week ago