On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Jeremy Goecks <jeremy.goe...@emory.edu> wrote:
>> Now why does a tool search on the public Galaxy instance for GC
>> not suggest this tool?
>> Name: geecee
>> Description: Calculates fractional GC content of nucleic acid sequences
>> Does this mean the description isn't searched? It would seem like
>> a sensible idea to me to include that...
>> Searching for "geecee" works, but unless you're familiar with this
>> EMBOSS tool no-one will think of that.
> Peter,
> The tool search doesn't start until you type in three characters,
> so typing 'GC' does not initiate a search. Typing 'gc<space' or
> 'gc content' works. Perhaps a tooltip or help text is needed.
> J.

I see that now, and yes, perhaps a caption on the search
box would help...

Also typing C, C, enter doesn't work - that does surprise me.

There is still something amiss with the search apparently not
using the tool description line, for instance neither "acid" nor
"nucleic" nor "factional" show the EMBOSS geecee tool.

If the search is indexing on the tool's main help text, then
for the EMBOSS tools it would help to have an executive
summary with key words in it, rather than just a link to the
EMBOSS webpage for each tool.

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