[kepler-dev] composite actors in the actor tree

Dan Higgins higgins at nceas.ucsb.edu
Mon Apr 24 10:13:26 PDT 2006

    Supposedly, the 'Add to Library' menu should work for atomic and 
Composite actors, but it does not work for Composites currently. A bug 
on this is already in the Bugzilla and it has a high priority


Zhijie Guan wrote:
> Hi All,
> Does anybody know how to add a composite actor into the actor tree on  
> the left of the Vergil interface?
> I know the way to add a new actor into that actor tree index. But I  
> need to use a composite actor frequently in constructing workflows.  
> Currently I can only open an existing workflow containing that  
> composite actor, select that actor, copy-and-paste it to the new  
> workflow. It is inconvenient to both of me (as a workflow designer)  
> and the workflow users. Since our Kepler provides the approach (the  
> composite actor) to create hierarchical workflows, I am wondering if  
> it has any methods to store the composite actor as a functional atom.
> Thanks!
> Zhijie
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