Container Types CSV

You can create/update container types in bulk through bulk operation.

Steps to import CSV

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  • Go to the containers' list page and click on the 'Types' button.
  • Click on the 'Import' button and select option 'Types'.


  • Click on 'Download Template File' to download the template file from the 'Import Container Types' page.


  • Enter all valid data in the template file as mentioned in the 'Data Dictionary' table below.
  • Upload the filled template file in the 'Input Records File' field, select 'Import Type' as 'Create' to create container types or 'Update' to update containers types.
  • Click on the 'Validate and Import' button.
  • Refer 'Import status' to check the status of the import job.

Sample CSV

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Data Dictionary

Column NameData Type

Mandatory?

(Create)

Mandatory?

(Update)

DescriptionPermissible ValuesValidations
IdentifierIntegerNoNoSystem auto-generated identifier for each container type. 
Mandatory only while updating container type name.
NameStringYesYesName of the container types to be created.

It should be unique within the system.

Mandatory while updating container type if the identifier
the column is blank.

Name FormatStringYesNoName format for the container types to create.
Refer to the 'Label Format' section of the wiki page to generate name formats.
TemperatureIntegerNoNo


No. of RowsIntegerYesNo


No. of ColumnsIntegerYesNo


Position Labeling ModeStringNoNoSpecifies whether to use (row, column) coordinates or integers like 1, 2, 3, etc to identify positions within the container. When not specified, (row, column) coordinates labeling mode is used by default.
  • LINEAR
  • TWO_D

Row Labeling SchemeStringNoNo
  • Numbers
  • Alphabets Upper Case
  • Alphabets Lower Case
  • Roman Upper Case
  • Roman Lower Case
Default value: Numbers
Column Labeling SchemeStringNoNo
  • Numbers
  • Alphabets Upper Case
  • Alphabets Lower Case
  • Roman Upper Case
  • Roman Lower Case
Default value: Numbers
Position AssignmentStringNoNoThe position assignments of the containers.
  • HZ_TOP_DOWN_LEFT_RIGHT
  • HZ_TOP_DOWN_RIGHT_LEFT
  • HZ_BOTTOM_UP_LEFT_RIGHT
  • HZ_BOTTOM_UP_RIGHT_LEFT
  • VT_TOP_DOWN_LEFT_RIGHT
  • VT_TOP_DOWN_RIGHT_LEFT
  • VT_BOTTOM_UP_LEFT_RIGHT
  • VT_BOTTOM_UP_RIGHT_LEFT

Stores SpecimenBooleanNoNo
  • Yes
  • No

Can Hold#NameStringNoNoThe child container the container types can hold