Panels are used to group assays together. To make a new panel, click on Configuration, then Lab, then Panels and finally +New Panel to create a new panel.
A new window will open where you can add details. You can add as much or as little information as you like, but you must enter a title in order to create a panel.
If you want to change fields for panels, this can be done in Fields and Data Types. See also Fields and Data Types.
The Assays page allows you to assign assays to a panel. See also Assays. Remember to save after adding assays, otherwise it will not be saved to the panel.
If you have QBench's Billing module, the next tab is Billing. You can enter assay prices here. Clicking save will set standard prices for the panel. This makes creating invoices for panels fast and easy.
You can go to Orders and click the Billing tab. From here, select +New Invoice and remember to check the box next to Create new invoice from tests on this order. This will create a new invoice with pricing from your panel. It will also automatically include company discounts for that customer. See also Orders, Customers and Invoices.
The next tab is the Comments tab. This is for internal comments for a panel within the lab.
The next tab is Attachments, where you can add files and and documents. You can also list notes or choose a new file name. After finding a file you want to include, click the Upload button
After you click Upload, other users will then be able to download this file by clicking the downward pointing arrow.
You can also delete this attachment by clicking on the garbage can icon next to the arrow. To delete an attachment, you must confirm you wish to delete it.
From the All page, you configure, filter and export panel data. See also Configuring Views and Filters. Next to the configuration button is the export button. Clicking on this with a sample checked allows you to Export Selected samples or Export All. They will then be downloaded as .xlsx files. See also Exporting and Importing.