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LoadPlugin

Script function

world.LoadPlugin

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Type

Method

Summary

Loads a plugin from disk

Prototype

long LoadPlugin(BSTR FileName);

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Description

Loads a plugin file from disk. This is intended to let plugins load other plugins if desired. For example, you could make a "scan plugin directory" plugin, that loads all plugins found in a particular directory.

You might use "IsPluginInstalled" to see if a particular plugin is already installed.

If the plugin cannot be loaded an error window will open describing the problem with the plugin (eg. XML parsing error).

However if the problem is simply that the plugin file cannot be found, then no window will open.

You can use ReloadPlugin to reinstall a plugin once it is loaded, if you have changed it.


Available in MUSHclient version 3.23 onwards.



VBscript example

LoadPlugin "c:/mushclient/plugins/plugin_list.xml"


Jscript example

LoadPlugin ("c:/mushclient/plugins/plugin_list.xml");


PerlScript example

$world->LoadPlugin ("c:/mushclient/plugins/plugin_list.xml");


Python example

world.LoadPlugin ("c:/mushclient/plugins/plugin_list.xml")


Lua example

LoadPlugin ("c:/mushclient/plugins/plugin_list.xml")


Return value

ePluginFileNotFound: Plugin file not found
eProblemsLoadingPlugin: Parsing or other problem in plugin file - see error window
eOK: Loaded OK

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Topics

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Functions

(BroadcastPlugin) Broadcasts a message to all installed plugins
(CallPlugin) Calls a routine in a plugin
(EnablePlugin) Enables or disables the specified plugin
(GetPluginID) Returns the 24-character ID of the current plugin
(GetPluginInfo) Gets details about a specified plugin
(GetPluginList) Gets a list of installed plugins.
(GetPluginName) Returns the name of the current plugin
(GetPluginTimerInfo) Gets details about a named timer for a specified plugin
(GetPluginTimerList) Gets the list of timers in a specified plugin
(GetPluginVariable) Gets the contents of a variable belonging to a plugin
(GetPluginVariableList) Gets the list of variables in a specified plugin
(IsPluginInstalled) Checks to see if a particular plugin is installed
(PluginSupports) Checks if a plugin supports a particular routine
(ReloadPlugin) Reloads an installed plugin
(SaveState) Saves the state of the current plugin
(UnloadPlugin) Unloads an installed plugin

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