Question: How to show some default workflows on the left panel
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3.0 years ago by
wei0 wrote:

I am using Galaxy as a general workflow engine for some natural language processing tools.

However, We don't want the user to be able to construct any workflows by themselves. Instead, they will be served with some predefined workflows.

How can I show some default workflows on the left panel? Is it possible to hide all of the tools?

Note,  You may wonder why I don't wrap up the function of a workflow into one tool, it's due to that I still want the intermediate results be accessible by users in case that some downstream tools fail.

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 3.0 years ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k • written 3.0 years ago by wei0
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Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k wrote:


Permissions for workflow are granted by access. This does allow editing.

How it works through the Galaxy user interface: A workflow is created by one user (can be an admin account or not). Workflows can then be shared as a Published Workflow. Other users locate published workflows under Shared Data in the top masthead menu. From there workflows are imported, edited (optional - directly or at run-time), and executed. When a workflow is imported by a user, it appears in the left tool panel menu (near the bottom).

The functionality to render a workflow non-editable by a user that has been granted access to execute it does not exist as far as I know. However, this functionality could be developed (through permissions) or by alternate access methods (restricted use through the API). 

Others using workflows or from our team may comment more about this.

Best, Jen, Galaxy

ADD COMMENTlink written 3.0 years ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k

WRT "hide all of the tools":  Have a look at 'tool visibility' on this wiki page:



ADD REPLYlink written 3.0 years ago by Hotz, Hans-Rudolf1.8k
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