I'm trying to dynamically load labels from a BioConductor ExpressionSet file
(binary .RData) into a select item type.
This works just fine, but with a few caveats.
Example (for reference, this is from a modification of
<param name="eset" type="data" label="Expression set" format="rdata"
force_select="True" help="An R data file containing an ExpressionSet"/>
<param name="label" type="select"
label="Variable to test" size="20" help="Name of the variable subject to
testing" /> ...
I would like to remove the deprecated page tags here (also then the tool can be
added to a workflow).
However if I do that and then select an ExpressionSet file, the select list
does not update. It only works when loading the page for the first time, or
when I use the page tags.
For text files the solution would be easy; just use type="data_column" and
data_ref="yourinputfileparamname" and it auto-updates the select field (though
not with the actual column names but that is another issue).
With a binary file this is not possible, therefore the dynamic_options feature
is needed to do this.
Does anyone know of a way to get this to work without using the page tags?
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