A small question regarding the setup of an external display application.
At this moment, I have a display application that is linked to a
particular datatype and everything shows up fine. In a second step, I
want to make the visualisation more dynamic and therefore I need to have
access to the input parameters of the tool that is used to create the
particular data set. Is there a way to access these parameters from
within my display application xml form? Maybe similar to the
functionality of the info button of the dataset history item, which
shows a list of all tool input parameters? I have looked at the
according mako file and associated scripts, and the external display
application wiki page but did not find a practical solution.
As an alternative, I could put my tool parameters on top of my tool form
and parse the value of the $data.info parameter (<param type="data">;
column 'info' in the history_dataset_association table) within a <param
type="template"> tag. This value shows however only the first x
variables and, therefore, this approach is not a very decent way of
thx for any suggestions
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