On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Dan Tenenbaum <dtene...@fhcrc.org> wrote:
> Hi John,
>
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 9:51 AM, John Patterson <jmpa...@g.uky.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Hello Dan,
>>
>>     The easiest way to go about this, since you said that none of your
>> filters are mutually exclusive, is to use the "select" datatype. I don't
>> think you even need the conditional tags. Galaxy says that you need <when>
>> tag sets when you use conditionals, but this is not true, as I have similar
>> code as I have written below. Use type="select" in your parameter. This
>> gives you a button that can have a multitude of options, but most of mine
>> are simply used like booleans. Something like this:
>> ...
>
> This is extremely helpful! Thanks.
> I find the select box yes/no idiom a bit awkward. I'd prefer a
> checkbox (just a single one, not one each for "yes" and "no") but
> doing a select box is ok too, I can live with that.

Using a boolean checkbox should work - although early on it
wasn't possible thus many older tools use a select instead:
https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-central/issue/393/cant-use-checkbox-boolean-with-conditional

Peter
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