Second step in creating a new synthesis protocol. The second step in creating a new synthesis protocol is to define a series of unit operations that describe the synthesis steps and then configure the parameters associated with each individual unit operation. (a) Key fields in the program editing screen. (b) Each unit operation has a small number of relevant parameters the user can configure. (c) A list view allows the user to choose a value for parameters that have a number of possible options (e.g. reactor, reagent).