Examining existing tools that have multiple/optional inputs can be a
good way to see how this is done. One example is the tool: "NGS: QC and
manipulation -> Manipulate FASTQ".
The 'Manipulate FASTQ' tool source is here:
The tool tag set is defined in this wiki;
See <repeat>, <conditional>, and <when> for more details and examples.
Questions about tools are best sent to the galaxy-...@bx.psu.edu mailing
list (the galaxy-user list is primarily for questions about data/tools
usages on the main public instance). I am going to forward your question
over there so that the development community can add to my reply in case
they have a simpler way of doing this or other advice.
On 3/5/12 7:32 AM, Daniel Sobral wrote:
I wanted to build a workflow where the first step would be a tool that
can have a variable number of inputs (e.g. a series).
It seems that I need to predefine apriori the number of inputs to give
to the tool.
Is there a way to define the number of inputs at runtime?
E.g. a series-like input?
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