On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Greg Von Kuster <g...@bx.psu.edu> wrote:
>> I have previously commented on the problem with showing the
>> "description" on its own without the context of the tool name as
>> displayed in Galaxy:
>> http://lists.bx.psu.edu/pipermail/galaxy-dev/2011-June/005640.html
>> and:
>> http://lists.bx.psu.edu/pipermail/galaxy-dev/2010-December/004012.html
>> http://lists.bx.psu.edu/pipermail/galaxy-dev/2010-December/004017.html
>> http://lists.bx.psu.edu/pipermail/galaxy-dev/2010-December/004019.html
>> One idea would be to show just the name in the left hand pane of
>> Galaxy, with the description as a tool tip AND show this at the top of
>> the tool main page in the central panel. This would encourage tool
>> authors to write this field as a self contained synopsis, and make the
>> left hand panel less text heavy.
> This may be considered for the Galaxy instance (the decision is in the
> hands of others), but would probably not work in the tool shed.  Again,
> we'll see what we can improve as I make progress on the repository
> metadata implementation.

Sorry if that was unclear, I did mean the main Galaxy interface there.


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