This Information Applies To: Agilent LC systems with Lab Advisor software.
In Lab Advisor, the Logs and Results register is available for gathering history and additional information on the system. It presents data collected from the configured instruments and helps to review the status of the system or modules.
The Logs and Results data includes:
Steps to Follow
Launch Lab Advisor in the Windows menu, by selecting Agilent > Lab Advisor or by clicking the desktop icon (Figure 1)
From the Lab Advisor Tasks list, click Logs & Results.
The Logs & Results screen will and offer two modes of operation.
The default mode is the Module View, which lists the devices by system, and presents the information per device.
For easy overview, you can filter the data by Instruments, Devices, Source, or Time. Multiple selections are supported for Devices and Source (see Figure 3). They can be selected by keeping CTRL key pressed while clicking the filters.
Each line in the log shows the module identifier (type and serial number), type of information, description, and a time stamp (see Figure 3).
In the alternative Time View, the data is presented and sorted by time stamp (see Figure 4). This view allows for a system-wide overview of the sequence of events.
The Logs & Results can be exported, imported, or manual entries can be added using the bottom tools (Figure 5).
Load External data: Load previously exported log and results files in LRS or ZIP format. Navigate to the storage location of the file to import it.
Export filtered data: Used to save the filtered data set (errors, firmware, events, etc.). Select the folder for storing the filtered data set.
Add Log Entry: Saves a manual entry to the device, which is stored on the device main board. You can select a Log Template (that you can edit), or type your own text in the Log field. The information written to the device is limited to 50 characters, which is typically maintenance log data (see Figure 6).
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