Thanks for putting that in. I was wondering the same thing. The immediate
use of it for me would be to have quality-checking steps at the beginning of
the workflow, and to not proceed if the data does not pass.
If there is any implementation of conditionals in Galaxy I would be
On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Florent Angly <florent.an...@gmail.com>wrote:
> I filed an enhancement report since if the workflow conditional facility
> does not appear to exist in Galaxy:
> -------- Original Message -------- Subject: Workflows with conditional
> statements Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 10:31:21 +1000 From: Florent Angly
> <florent.an...@gmail.com> <florent.an...@gmail.com> To:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if there is a way to put conditional statements in a
> Galaxy workflow.
> This would be useful, for example, in the case of a workflow that has an
> optional advanced option that the user can click. This advanced option
> would add some extra steps to the data processing.
> Another example of how this could be useful is if inside a workflow, the
> data needs to be processed differently based on the results of previous
> workflow steps. Say, you have a worflow that takes some sequences, and
> calculate their average length. Using a conditional statement, the
> workflow would put the data through DeBruijn assembler if the reads are
> small, but through a traditional Overlap-Layout-Consensus assembler if
> the reads are long.
> Are conditional statements possible in Galaxy workflows and I just don't
> know how to use them?
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