Plugin creation info?

John White john at whitelawchartered.com
Sun Dec 20 19:11:15 UTC 2020


This is an interesting thread.  Reminds me of Wordstar's mailmerge.

John

On Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:07:09 AM PST Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> On 12/19/20 7:36 AM, Christos Liaskos wrote:
> > Dear LyX development team,
> > 
> > First of all, many thanks for your hard work! I am an enthusiastic
> > user of LyX since 2009.
> > 
> > I would like to create a custom plugin. (The goal is to provide
> > generalized text autocompletion, depending on the context).
> > 
> > I have searched for information about developing plugins in general,
> > but I can't find much.
> > 
> > Can you direct me to some info on how to develop plugins?
> 
> There are no plugins as such for LyX. Anything that's in the code is in
> the main codebase. The only exception is the various configuration files
> that are text files (layouts, templates, the math autocomplete file,
> etc). So kind of thing you are envisaging would just need to be added to
> the main code.
> 
> I'm curious though what you mean by "generalized text autocompletion".
> 
> Riki





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