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Ability to add custom string to stage name in annoconfig editor in Content Analytics Studio

We have a number of large, complex models that include many different parsing rules (prules) and custom stages. After we've grown to more than a few stages, it becomes difficult to remember what is the logical purpose for each stage. We need a way to add documentation to the stage to indicate its purpose. Ideally, this would take the form of a custom string that is attached to the stage name in the list of "UIMA Pipeline Stages" on the left of the annoconfig editor. 

Attached is an example annoconfig that I work on every day that demonstrates the problem. Each of the stages in the annoconfigs has a specific purpose, but that purpose is unclear at a glance. I have to click through each one and carefully look at the descriptor name and/or configuration parameters to figure out what that stage is doing. 


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  • Dec 14 2018
  • Needs review
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