Here is a collection of handy tricks that make work easier.

A. To make it easier to work on mobile devices with small screens and unmanageable keyboards, you should prepare the experiments on the PC. If your text contains extensive information, individual steps can be documented by ticking boxes. This allows a quick execution and tracks the execution time.

You can place variables that are changed frequently directly at the beginning and refer to them in the body text. You can also just write changes in the comments.

There are mobile phones/apps with dictation function and voice-to-text-conversion.

B. Frequently used experimets or databases can be pinned in the viewing mode. Once pinned, it appears allways on the top of your listings.

C. By default, your starting view is the experiments tab. This can be quite confusing at first when you see the high amount of experiments. In the search tab, however, you keep a good overview.

D. Or you can adjust your Experiments-Tab in the user panel item "Display". (

E. From the user panel you can change shortcuts for the common actions "Create", "Edit", "Submit" and the TODO list, and execute them with just one keystroke.

F. Under the item "Mixed" you can show whether all experiments of your team should be displayed or only your own. You can also activate the molecule editor here.

G. You can attach your data to eLabFTW entries. However, eLabFTW is a documentation tool instead a file sharing provider. If you have large files you can use links to external sources. You can also link to files stored at the Webdav-Server. Alternatively, you can use data repositories. 

To find a repositoriy that is specific to your research field and to filter for other parameters (e.g. open access, data policy,etc.), you can search the following internet site:

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