8.3. File types

A file can be associated with one of the file types that exists in BASE. File types make it possible to filter the files depending of what kind of file it is. Here is a list of file types that are defined in BASE. AdministrateTypesFile types

File types


Indicates that the file is an image file.


The associated file is a file with information about plate/plates.

Plate mapping

Files with information about plate mapping.

Print map

Print map files


Files with protocol information

Raw data

Raw data files


Files with information about reporters

Reporter map

Files of this type contain information about how the reporters are mapped.

Spot images

A zip-file containing generated spot images in JPEG format.