This topic covers options available for administrators to manage jobs and templates. You will find the active lists of jobs and templates and manage options in the Workflow
Administrators and users with the Workflow Editor role
can create and edit workflow jobs and tasks. Only administrators can create job templates.
From the home dashboard, click Workflow Home
or from anywhere in the application, select from the main menu:
- Workflow: Open the dashboard on "Your Queue".
- Jobs List: Open the dashboard on "All Jobs"
The All Jobs
tab shows the full list of jobs. Other tabs provide subsets.
To open an individual job for editing, click the Job Name
. Details of editing jobs and tasks are covered in this topic:
To delete one or more jobs, use the checkboxes on the Job List
to select jobs for deletion, then click Delete
You can also delete a single job by opening it and selecting Delete Job
menu next to the name.
Templates are managed by clicking Templates
in the Workflow
section of the main menu, or by selecting Manage > Job Templates
from the workflow dashboard:
Open an individual template by clicking it's Name
. The template overview shows a summary of tasks and assays. In the upper left, you can click the Files
tab to see files that are part of the template and on the Jobs
tab you'll see a listing of jobs created from this template.
To edit a template, open it as shown above and select Manage > Edit Job Template
You can edit the Name
, and add (or remove) custom fields
. You cannot edit the tasks associated with the template.
Editing a template does not change any jobs that have already been created from the previous version of the template.
To delete a single template, open the details page as shown above and select Manage > Delete Job Template
. Once a job has been created from a template, you can no longer delete it and this option will be inactive.
To delete one or more templates, select them on the Workflow > Templates
dashboard page using the checkboxes, then click Delete