Release of Galaxy 20.01

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Release of Galaxy 20.01

Marius van den Beek
Dear Community,

The Galaxy Committers team is pleased to announce the release of Galaxy

The release announcement for developers and admins can be found at
and user facing release notes are at

A few release highlights are:

Workflow Executions Menu

This menu can be reached from the User menu -> Workflow Invocations
and lists your recent Workflow executions, their status and links to
the Workflow Editor and the History with the results of the Workflow

Enhanced workflow functionality

Workflows can now make use of optional datasets and optional
parameters, optional parameter default values and dataset inputs can
now be restricted to user-defined datatypes. The workflow editor and
execution engine have been enhanced to allow defining options to
choose from, and these options can be connected to compatible text,
integer, float, color and select tool parameters for more flexible and
universally reusable workflows

Galay Markdown Pages and Workflow Reports as PDF

An additional link has been added to Galaxy Markdown Pages and
Workflow reports that exports your document as a standalone PDF.

Screen Reader friendly Navigation

The top menu and the Workflow Editor have been improved for easier
navigation using Screen Readers and the Keyboard.

Email-notification for completed jobs

You can now select to be notified by email when a tool run has

Check out the release notes for a lot more details - there are many
more enhancements such as new interface elements, visualizations,
datatypes and bug fixes as well as instructions for upgrading your
Galaxy installation to Python 3.

Thanks for using Galaxy!
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