Step by Step How To Add a Standard Operating Procedure
This is a Step by Step How To Add a Standard Operating Procedure.
Step 1: Creating a new SOP
You start creating a new SOP by going to the Standard Operating Procedure form, which looks like:
In this page you enter the name of your SOP and click the 'Create or edit' button:
Step 2: Filling out the form
Clicking that button will create a form editor for your new SOP which looks like:
Here you fill out your name (Added by) and the SEURAT-1 project you are affiliated with (COSMOS, DETECTIVE, NOTOX, etc).
Step 3: Uploading the PDF of your SOP
Currently, you can upload PDF versions of your SOP, by clicking the Upload file link, which will create this popup window:
Click the Choose File button to select the PDF from your local hard disk. The other fields can be left empty, scroll down (if needed), and hit the Upload file button. This will return you to the form editor, and give the file name in the Document field.
Step 4: Further Detail
The Free text field can be used to enter further information, such as comments.
The Summary field can be used to describe this commit, but may be left empty.
The SOP can be finalized by clicking the Save page button, which will create a page a bit like:
Step 5: (Optional) Make the PDF show up
At this moment, we have been unable to figure out how to get the PDF to automatically show up properly. But this (optional) step explains you how this can be done. Click the Edit tab at the top of the page:
This will show a page that looks like this one:
Note the use of the text <pdf>testfile.pdf</pdf> of which the content is identical to that given earlier in that wiki source for the Has Document field. Add the equivalent to your SOP page, to make the PDF show up inline on your SOP page, such as here (matching the above wiki source):