Select Items in a Container 🧪

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Container views

Containers support various views, such as list, card, tree, grid and visual. Read more at Toggle Inventory and Container Views.

Containers support cross-view selection: for example, if you select items in list view, then change to grid view, those same items will stay selected.

Selecting items

In list view, simply use the checkboxes to select items.

Grid and Visual views work similarly:

Hover over the info icon to view information about the item stored in that location

Click on an item to select it. All selected items will have a blue outline around them.

If the selection contains subsamples, an inner coloured outline will highlight all the siblings of the subsamples (i.e. subsamples from the same sample).

Actions you can perform on your selection are available in the context menu. Certain options will be unavailable depending on the items you have selected.

On desktop, you can also click-and-drag to select and deselect multiple locations.

Selection options

Additional selection options are available using the Select dropdown:

  • All locations
  • Siblings of selected subsample
  • None
  • Invert
  • Mine
  • Not Mine

Search and Filter

You can also search the contents of the container, toggle the view, and filter by items that you own. To search, type in a query and press Enter.

Searching will grey out the items that do not match your search query, and those items will not be selectable until you clear out the search by clicking on the cross on the right of the searchbar.

This enables you to quickly select specific items by first performing a search, then choosing Select > All locations or click-and-dragging over them.


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