How to request a witness for my entry?

 

labfolder offers users two apps that allows for data validation, Sign & Witness and Signature Workflows. While the free in-ELN Sign & Witness function allows you to sign and request 1 more witness, Signature Workflows is a paid add-on to the labfolder Advanced Version, designed to create complex validation workflows including multiple witnesses and the option to comment on approval or rejection actions.

Request a witness via Sign & Witness

  1. Activation of the in-ELN app Sign and Witness is a prerequisite for this process.
  2. To request a witness for an entry, the author must sign the entry first.
  3. A. If you are about to sign the entry:
    1. After clicking Sign to confirm your signature, a lightbox will appear to inform that you have successfully signed the entry.
    2. Click on witness this entry within the message.

    B. If you have already signed the entry:

    1. Open the entry and click on the gearwheel at its top right corner.
    2. Select Send to witness.
  4. Click on the cell in the pop-up window and choose one person from the dropdown list.
    • The witness must have the in-ELN app Sign and Witness activated in order to be notified of the witness request.

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Request a witness via Signature Workflows

    1. Signature Workflows needs to be activated for your entire group.
    2. To request a witness for an entry, the author or entitled user must sign the entry first.
    3. A. If you are about to sign the entry:
      1. After clicking Sign to confirm your signature, a lightbox will appear.
      2. Choose who should be the witness for the selected entry from the available options.
      3. Press send to inform the witness about the request.

      B. If you have already signed the entry:

      1. Open the entry and click on the gearwheel at its top right corner.
      2. Select Send to review.
      3. Choose who should be the witness for the selected entry from the available options.
      4. Press send to inform the witness about the request.

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