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GetPluginAliasList

Script function

world.GetPluginAliasList

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Type

Method

Summary

Gets the list of aliases in a specified plugin

Prototype

VARIANT GetPluginAliasList(BSTR PluginID);

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Description

Returns an array of all the named aliases currently defined for the nominated plugin. You can then use GetPluginAliasInfo to find out more details about each one.

If you want to find the list of aliases in the current plugin, use "GetAliasList".

If you are writing a plugin and want to find the "global" MUSHclient alias list, use an empty plugin ID, eg.

alList = world.GetPluginAliasList ("")


Available in MUSHclient version 3.23 onwards.



VBscript example

dim alList

alList = world.GetPluginAliasList ("982581e59ab42844527eec80")

If Not IsEmpty (alList) Then
  for each a in alList
    world.note a
  next
End If


Jscript example

aliaslist = new VBArray(world.GetPluginAliasList("982581e59ab42844527eec80")).toArray();

if (aliaslist)  // if not empty
 for (i = 0; i < aliaslist.length; i++)
   world.note(aliaslist [i]);


PerlScript example

foreach $item (Win32::OLE::in ($world->GetPluginAliasList ("982581e59ab42844527eec80")))
 {
 $world->note($item);
 }


Python example

aliaslist = world.GetPluginAliasList ("982581e59ab42844527eec80")
if (aliaslist):
  for a in aliaslist : world.Note (a)


Lua example

for k, v in pairs (GetPluginAliasList ("982581e59ab42844527eec80")) do 
  Note (v) 
end


Return value

If there are no aliases (with names) then the return value is empty. Use "IsEmpty" to test for this possibility.

If the nominated plugin does not exist, then the return value is NULL. Use "IsNull" to test for this possibility.

Otherwise, it returns a variant array containing the names of all the aliases in the specified plugin. Use "ubound" to find the number of aliases in the list. You can then use "GetPluginAliasInfo" to find details about each alias.


See Also ...

Topics

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Triggers

Functions

(AddAlias) Adds an alias
(DeleteAlias) Deletes an alias
(DeleteAliasGroup) Deletes a group of aliases
(DeleteTemporaryAliases) Deletes all temporary aliases
(EnableAlias) Enables or disables an alias
(EnableAliasGroup) Enables/disables a group of aliases
(GetAlias) Gets details about an alias
(GetAliasInfo) Gets details about an alias
(GetAliasList) Gets the list of aliases
(GetAliasOption) Gets the value of a named alias option
(GetAliasWildcard) Returns the contents of the specified wildcard for the named alias
(GetPluginAliasInfo) Gets details about a named alias for a specified plugin
(GetPluginAliasOption) Gets the value of a named alias option for a specified plugin
(IsAlias) Tests to see if an alias exists
(SetAliasOption) Sets the value of a named alias option

(Help topic: function=GetPluginAliasList)

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