For single users, or users who cannot set up a FIMS server, the EXCEL FIMS is the easiest way to connect to a specimen/tissue database. Geneious will read data from an excel workbook that you supply, and convert the rows into specimen/tissue records.
Your excel workbook must conform to the following:
How to connect
Right click on the biocode icon in the Geneious service panel (on the left hand side of the main window), and click login.
- Choose "EXCEL FIMS" in the uppermost dropdown, and enter the location of the EXCEL file.
- Tell the Biocode plugin about the structure of your excel sheet by choosing columns from the dropdowns