Most of the data are shown in tables in the mib2 client. These tables support sorting and filtering. Here we use the Request Management UI (Tab 3) as an example to show how users can sort and filter tabular data.
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In general, users can click on the header of each column to sort the rows by that column. The first click will sort the column in ascending order, the second click results in descending order, and the third click results in the original order, resetting sort. For example, sorting by Request ID (the 1st column) in Tab three resembles the following screenshots. Note the a a sorting arrow in the highlighted column header for "Request ID" for each of the ascending and descending sorts.
Users can apply sorting to to all data in the table" dates (such as Study Date), texts (Modalities, Comments, MRNs Request ID's), time (Download Time Remaining), file size, etc.
The one place where sorting is limited is in Tab 1. The table in Tab 1 is actually a tree structure to support displaying patients that have the same MRN. A tree is not amenable to sorting on all columns like tables are. Instead, users can only sort the patients by their MRN.
In the tables in Tab 1 (Searching Patient by MRNs), 2 (Search Studies by ANs), 3 (Viewing and Managing Requests), and 5 (Managing Remote Cache), users also have the option to filter the rows. The only table that is not filterable is the Download Manager in Tab 4. We use Tab 3 to illustrate the filter functionality.
Range Slider Filter
Text Box Filter
The filters are reset whenever the table is refreshed with new data. This occurs when, for example, users searched for a new MRN in Tab 1, searched for a new AN in Tab 2, or pressed "Refresh" in Tab 3 or Tab 5. Any previously set filters will be reset, and no filter will be applied to the new data. Users must re-apply the filters.