Edit a custom analysis workflow

You can edit a custom analysis workflow to change the settings or parameters that are associated with the analysis workflow.

You cannot edit predefined analysis workflows or locked analysis workflows. After an analysis workflow is locked, that action cannot be undone.

To edit an analysis workflow that is created in a version earlier than Ion Reporter™ Software 5.2, you must select a MyVariants database in the Annotation step to proceed.

  1. In the Workflows tab, select the analysis workflow that you want to edit, then in the Details section click (Actions) > Edit.
  2. In the Workflows table, click the row for the analysis workflow that you want to copy, then click  (Actions) > Edit.

    When you edit an analysis workflows, some settings and fields are defined by the workflow and remain selected.

  3. In the Research Application step, confirm or edit the research application and sample group, then click Next.
  4. In the Reference step, you can confirm that the required files are selected, or change the files. You cannot change the Reference or Variant Type Detection when you edit an analysis workflow. then Click Next.
  5. In the Annotation step, confirm that one annotation set is selected, confirm or change the MyVariants database that is associated with the analysis workflow, then click Next.
  6. In the Filters step, confirm or select a different filter chain, then click Next.
  7. In the Copy Number step, confirm or change the copy number baseline, then click Next.
  8. In the Exon Tile Fusion step, for analysis workflows that apply to assays that include RNA Exon Tiling, confirm that the appropriate Exon Tile Fusion Baseline for the analysis workflow is selected, then click Next.
  9. In the Plugins step, confirm or edit the list of selected plugins, then click Next.
  10. In the Final Report step, confirm or change the final report template, then click Next.
  11. In the Parameters step, confirm or edit parameters, then click Next.
  12. In the Confirm step, name the analysis workflow, enter an optional description, then click Confirm and Save Workflow.

To verify that the edited analysis workflow was saved, click the Workflows tab, then click Overview, and search for the analysis workflow name to confirm that the custom analysis workflow is listed in the Workflows table.