On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 4:04 PM, <kauerb...@comcast.net> wrote: > Hello, > > I'm new to Galaxy and have a very basic question. If I upload a dataset, > (say, a protein sequence file in fasta format), and I want to use one of the > tools on this dataset, what do I have to do to make the tool aware of my > dataset? When I tried it the tools did not know that my uploaded data file > existed. > > Thank you.
You need to make sure your dataset is recognised as 'fasta', which can be checked/edited via the 'pencil' icon. As long as the tool's XML file defines the input as type 'fasta', then it should offer any 'fasta' format files in the *current* history as inputs when used. Peter ___________________________________________________________ The Galaxy User list should be used for the discussion of Galaxy analysis and other features on the public server at usegalaxy.org. Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. For discussion of local Galaxy instances and the Galaxy source code, please use the Galaxy Development list: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/listinfo/galaxy-dev To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/