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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.GetPluginAliasList


Name GetPluginAliasList
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 ("")


Note: Available in 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
Returns 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.
Introduced in version 3.23

See also ...

Function Description
AddAlias Adds an alias
DeleteAlias Deletes an alias
EnableAlias Enables or disables an alias
GetAlias Gets details about an alias
GetAliasInfo Gets details about an alias
GetAliasList Gets the list of aliases
GetPluginAliasInfo Gets details about a named alias for a specified plugin
IsAlias Tests to see if an alias exists

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