Filing Messages

If autofiling is switched on from Tools - Options, most messages, although still unread, are filed automatically into the patient's record, see Switching on Autofiling for details. Those not filed automatically must be filed manually.

To manually file a message, either:

  • Right click on a message and select:
    • File All - Select to file the whole message.
    • File Abnormal - Select to file abnormal results only.
    • Consider Filing Complete - See Consider Filing Complete for details.
    • Edit filed item - Disabled.
    • Delete filed item - Disabled.
  • Double click on the message, you are asked ' Do you wish to file this message? Yes/No', select Yes:

  • Highlight the message and select File arrow - Highlighted.
  • Tick the message and select File arrow - Ticked.
  • To file results from only one tab of a multi-specimen message, right click within a result pane and select File Tab, this files the results on the current tab only.

On the messages list Filed displays.

A message does not file if:

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