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The List management page allows users to createCreate, view, and edit lists within a Partek® Flow® instance. To access the List management page, select the user avatar in Lists

  • Click the user avatar Image Added in the top right corner of the Partek Flow interface


  • Choose Settings in the menu
  • Select Lists from the left panel of the Components section.  

Lists can be accessed by administrative and non-administrative users (Figure 1). 


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SubtitleTextList ManagementAccess Lists in the Partek Flow interface
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View and sort the name of the list, description, number of features, owner, and options to creation date by clicking the column title of the list table. Each list has the option to ignore (Image Added) and actions (Image Added) to download (), edit the name or description of the list (), share () or delete delete  (Image Added) the list (Image Removed)

Create a new list

To create new list, select the New list button (Image RemovedImage Added) on the top of the page and give the list a name. There are three ways to add a list:Choose between the three list options: 

  • Local file: has to be text file (.txt) on the local computer
  • Text: manually specify a list of names
  • Hosted lists: lists hosted on Partek website,

When manually specify specifying a local file or a list of names to add listtext, only the user who added the list can view and use the lists. When lists downloaded from the hosted website, the lists Hosted lists can be viewed and used by all of the users on the server.

List The list name has needs to be unique for each user. The A description field is optional. The list of features can be specified from a .txt file on your local computer by selecting the From  Local file option (Figure 2). For this option, you can choose a .txt file from your local computer. The .txt file should contain only one column - a list of feature namesfeature per row

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SubtitleTextAdding a list from a .txt file
AnchorNameAdding List from File

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To manually enter a list of genes, select the Text option (Figure 3). Content can be typed into the text field or pasted from the clipboard as one feature per row.

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SubtitleTextType or paste feature names in the text field in column format

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Select Add list to add the list. The new list will be added to the list table with its name, description, number of features in the list, and creator information. The list can be downloaded as text file (Image Removed), edit the name and description (Image Removed), and deleted (Image Removed).

When choose the Hosted lists option is chosen, lists can be downloaded from Partek website (Figure 4)

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SubtitleTextDownload a list from Partek website

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Click on the check button (Image Added) for each list on the left of the table to select lists and click Add list. The downloaded lists are automatically shared with all users on the server. If you don't do not want to see the list , check Ignore button on the lists shared with you, you will not see the ignored lists when you perform a task related to list, like filter feature task etc.when performing tasks related to lists (e.g. filter feature task), check the Ignore button. 

Once a list is added to the Partek Flow server, it can be used to filter data , (e.g. to filter quantified RNA-seq quantification Seq data to only include or exclude the genes in a list) or to color by a feature list. 

Use a Feature list to Select & Filter populations

Feature lists can be used to Select & Filter. 

  • In the Data Viewer, select the Style configuration option
  • Choose Feature list

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  • Select the List of interest using the drop-down
  • Choose a Metric for the feature list

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  • Click Select & Filter under Tools on left
  • Use the Add criteria drop-down to choose Gene score

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  • Use the slider or text fields to select a population

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  • Use Filter at the top right to include (Image Added) or exclude (Image Added) this population
  • Apply observation filter can then be used to filter this population to a specific node in the analysis pipeline 

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To remove this filter, click Clear filters

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