Create a Sample Updated September 1, 2020

Upload a FASTQ File

  1. Go to Samples view via the main navigation bar

    Empty Sample Manager

  2. Click Files in the left sidebar to go to the sample read file manager

    Sample File Manager

  3. Upload a FASTQ read file

  4. Return to the Samples view

    Empty Sample Manager

  5. Click the button to open the sample creation dialog

    The file you uploaded should now be available in file list.

    Sample creation dialog

Create a Sample

  1. Click the button to open the sample creation dialog

    Sample creation dialog

  2. Fill out the fields in the sample creator

    Only the sample name, default subtraction, and one or two read files are required.

    Sample Creator Filled

  3. Click the Save button

    You should immediately see a placeholder for your sample in the Samples view. The spinner indicates that the sample is still being created.

    Sample Creator Filled

    When the sample creation process is finished your sample will look something like this:

    Sample Creation Complete

  4. Click on the sample when it is ready

    You will be able to see some information about your sample that was calculated during the creation process.

    Sample General Information

  5. Click the Quality tab

    This will display a quality assessment for the sample generated using FastQC.

    Sample Quality