Tasks are used for example to organize IMP within a collection. The tasks possible for a collection are defined within the table Task. The tables related to tasks within a collection are shown in the diagramm below. The table Task contains the definitions for the tasks. The tables TaskResult and TaskModule contain predefined list for results resp. links to a DiversityWorkbench module. Types for the tasks are defined in the table TaskType_Enum. The table CollectionTask finally contains the tasks for a collection, the table CollectionTaskMetric numeric values collected e.g. by a sensor and the table CollectionTaskImage holding any related resources like images.


To define tasks, choose  Administration - Task  from the menu. A window as shown below will open.



To show the site of the URI fo the task if available, choose show URI.


To import data from a tab separated text file, choose from the menu. For further details see chapter ImportWizard.


To edit types click on the button.

Table editor

To edit the data with the datatable click on the button. For details check the TableEditors section.


To send a feedback to the software developer click on the feedback button. 


To view the history of a dataset, click on the button. A window with the history will open. For more details see the section History.



The details of the task like e.g. type or display text are set in the upper part underneath the hierarchy (see above), the details for Collection tasks are defined in the lowest part. Only those properties that are specified by any text or definition are availabe for the depending collection tasks. There are several contents that are possible for a

Colletion task: insert a new analysis to an organism select the organism in the upper tree. Then select the type of the analysis from the drop down list as shown below.