Workflow element coloring

Elements background is color coded (figure 11.23) according to the following categories:

Note that the background color can be changed using the Workflow editor side panel, and that the color indicated here are the ones assigned to each category be default.

When adding a new element to a workflow, its text will appear red until it has been properly connected to other elements of the workflow.

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Figure 11.23: An element's color indicates the role it plays and its state. Here, Trim Reads means is using only default parameter values, whereas the purple background for Map Reads to Reference indicates that one or more of its parameter values have been changed. The green elements are Workflow Input elements. The blue color of the InDels element and parts of the Export PDF element indicate that data sent to these elements will be saved to disk.