Thanks Dannon! This was exactly what I was looking for!

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Dannon Baker <dannonba...@me.com> wrote:

> Roger,
>
> The <repeat> construct creates an array of the various inputs over which
> you can iterate within the command template of your tool config.  See the
> concatenate datasets wrapper (tools/filters/catWrapper.xml) for a full
> example, but here are the relevant sections inline:
>
>        <repeat name="queries" title="Dataset">
>            <param name="input2" type="data" label="Select" />
>        </repeat>
>
>      <command interpreter="python">
>        catWrapper.py
>        $out_file1
>        $input1
>        #for $q in $queries
>            ${q.input2}
>        #end for
>    </command>
>
>
> -Dannon
>
>
> On Dec 13, 2011, at 9:47 PM, Roger Ngo wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I have a question on how the <repeat> tag works in a Galaxy tool XML
> file.
> >
> > Right now I have a perl script that takes in various arguments. One of
> the arguments I have is a repeated one which is just a file selection
> feature.
> >
> > The script works something like this:
> >
> > script.pl $arg1 $arg2 $varyingNumOfArgs
> >
> > By using <repeat>, is the execution of the script something like this?
> >
> > script.pl $arg1 $arg2 $repeatedArg1 $repeatedArg2 ... $repeatedArgN
> >
> > where repeatedArgs1 ... repeatedArgsN are basically arguments specified
> by the <repeat> tag.
> >
> > If so, is there a certain way to access these repeated arguments and
> pass them into my script in the <command> tag? This is the part where I am
> not quite sure how <repeat> works.
> >
> > Thanks
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