Contact

Contact is defined in Katmandoo as any person who performs tasks and/or has a role in trials.

Default Columns

Contact comes with the following system columns

Column nameColumn Description
ContactNameThis field is for storing a name for a contact in the database. It has to be unique, but it does not need to be related to any of the other fields (although it often will be)
Examples: John Smith, JaneSmith@email.com, GuestContact12
ContactFirstName This field is for storing a contact’s first name in the database. It is linked to the Contact Last Name as the system cannot have two contacts with the same Name, First Name and Last Name.
Examples: Jane, Neil, Jesse
ContactLastName This field is for storing a contact’s surname in the database. It is linked to the Contact First Name as the system cannot have two contacts with the same Name, First Name and Last Name.
Examples: Smith, Baker, O’Brien
ContactArconymUnlike most acronym fields, Contact Acronym is an optional field.
It is simply a field used for storing an acronym of the contact name, this could be anything from a person’s initials to a shortened version of a long contact name
Examples: JM, B.O’Brien, NeilB
ContactAddressContact Address is another optional field. It is primarily used for storing metadata about the contact, in this instance it would the contact’s address.
Examples: 123 Fake Street, 321 Unbelievable Junction, 12 Demo Road – QLD
ContactTelephone Contact Telephone is another optional metadata field. It is used for storing the primary telephone number of the contact.
Examples: (07) 123 456 78, +610498765432
ContactMobile Contact Mobile is very similar to Contact Telephone and can be the exact same. It is used for storing the mobile number of the contact.
Examples: (04) 123 456 78, 0423434545
ContactEmail Contact Email is the final optional metadata field. It is used for storing the email address of the contact.
Examples: John.Smith@email.com, demoemail@demo.gov, testing123@test.com.au

An initial Katmandoo installation only includes one contact, called: UNKNOWN.xxxx@UNKN0 with a lastname of “UKNOWN” and a first name of “xxxx”

For help on the basic functions surrounding the contact page, here are some links below

Searching for a Contact
This link will give instructions on all the functions and tools that appear on the search page


Adding and Editing a Contact
This link has all the information needed on how data can be added in Katmandoo V3


Importing Contacts
This link will go to the help page that details how to import large amounts of data in the Database.


Exporting Contacts
This link will go to the export page with all the information surrounding the Export pop-up and all of its functions


Deleting Data
This link will go to the help page that details how a piece of data
can be deleted from the database