Multiple selects for dataset inputs is not yet supported, but there is a ticket
open on this issue, which you may follow if you like:
We have not yet decided when-or-if we will be implementing this feature, but
please feel free to add comments to the ticket.
For now the best course of action is to use a repeat parameter.
Thanks for using Galaxy,
On Oct 21, 2011, at 5:45 AM, Appelt, Uwe wrote:
> Dear all,
> My tool does accept multiple input-files, but there are normally bunches of
> them, so the "repeat"-syntax doesn't appear to be a good idea. Inspired from
> the workflow-engine-capability to accept multiple input files I wanted to do
> the same for my tool:
> <param name="inputSeqFiles" type="data" format="fasta" multiple="true" ... />
> The above "param"-syntax causes Galaxy to caugh up an error message, as soon
> as I indeed select multiple files. Selecting single files works well.
> The, to actually access the list of selected files, I would expect the same
> syntax as for the "repeat"-tag case to work. What I am currently trying from
> within a <configfile>-section is something like this:
> #for $inputSeqFile in $inputSeqFiles
> ...do something with $inputSeqFile
> #end for
> Cheetah complains about $inputSeqFiles not being iterable.
> Any suggestions or ideas/alternatives to this setting?
> Thanks in advance and best regards,
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