XDC Manager

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Overview

XDC, which stands for XML Descriptive Component, is the component expressed in XML format.
There are, for example, Galaxy XDCs that Galaxy tools have been converted into .

XDC Manager enables install, update, remove and clean of XDCs.


Notes

Screenshots were got by using XiP application.


Install

On the first startup of CelliP application, All XDCs on XDC distribution server are installed on it.
Later when you'd like to install XDCs newly added on XDC distribution server, this function is useful.


1. Select [XDC Manager] - [Install] from [File] menu.

XDCManager install menu.png

Then Install Components window appears.

XDCManager install initial.png


2. Click URL textbox on Install Components window, and select URL of XDC list of XDC distribution server from pull-down menu.

XDCManager install URL.png

Click on Get button, then the list of XDCs appears on Packages part.

XDCManager install get.png

Installed XDCs are underlined in that list.

3. Select some XDCs you want to install on Packages part, and click on the top right arrow button(Move the selected items to the right).

XDCManager install selected.png


4. Check that selected XDCs appear on To download part, and click on Download button on the bottom-right corner of this window.

XDCManager install selected dl.png

Then download process starts.

XDCManager install dl start.png


5. When download process is done,

XDCManager install dl end.png

select [Reload Components Tree] from [File] menu, and refresh the view of Components Tree frame.

XDCManager reload.png



[Supplementary note]
When you want to install all XDCs on Packages part, click on the third top button(Move all the items to the right).

XDCManager install all.png

Then take the above step 4 and 5.

XDCManager install all dl.png


Update

XDCs on XDC distribution server are sometimes updated. Check occasionally if there are some XDCs updated in the following procedure.

1. Select [XDC Manager] - [Install] from [File] menu.

XDCManager update menu.png

Then Update Components window appears.

XDCManager update initial.png


2. When XDC is updated on distribution server, the word "Prefer update" is shown in "Status" column of this window. Confirm that appropriate XDCs are checked, and click on Update button.
Note that the word "Up-to-date" is shown in "Status" column when local XDC is identical with that on distribution server.

3. Then Install components window appears, and update process automatically starts.

4. When download process is done, select [Reload Components Tree] from [File] menu, and refresh the view of Components Tree frame.


Remove

1. Select [XDC Manager] - [Remove] from [File] menu.

XDCManager remove menu.png

Then Update Components window appears.

2. Check XDCs you want to remove, and click on Remove button.

XDCManager remove selected.png

Remove process is done.

XDCManager remove done.png


3. Select [Reload Components Tree] from [File] menu, and reload the view of Components Tree frame.


Clean

1. Select [XDC Manager] - [Clean] from [File] menu.

XDCManager clean menu.png


2. Click on the appropriate button on Clean Components dialog.
3. Select [Reload Components Tree] from [File] menu, and reload the view of Components Tree frame.

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