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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.UnloadPlugin

Name UnloadPlugin
Type Method
Summary Unloads an installed plugin
Prototype long UnloadPlugin(BSTR PluginID);

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Unloads (removes from MUSHclient world space) the specified plugin.

You can specify the plugin by unique ID, or by plugin name (assuming the name is unique in your list of plugins).


world.ReloadPlugin "chat"
world.ReloadPlugin "753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18"

However, a plugin cannot unload itself. That would mean the script was deleted out from under itself. If you try to work around that by having plugin A call plugin B, and plugin B unloads plugin A, you will probably get a crash. If you really want to make a "unload myself" function in a plugin, use something like DoAfterSpecial, to send the "UnloadPlugin" command to the script engine after a 1-second delay.

The check for plugin name or plugin ID is not case-sensitive.

Note: Available in version 4.73 onwards.

VBscript example
UnloadPlugin "chat"
UnloadPlugin "753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18"
Jscript example
world.UnloadPlugin ("chat");
world.UnloadPlugin ("753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18");
PerlScript example
$world->UnloadPlugin ("chat");
$world->UnloadPlugin ("753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18");
Python example
world.UnloadPlugin ("chat")
world.UnloadPlugin ("753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18")
Lua example
UnloadPlugin ("chat")
UnloadPlugin ("753ba7e011f3c8943a885f18")
Returns eNoSuchPlugin: Plugin is not currently installed
eBadParameter: Cannot unload ourselves
eOK: Unloaded OK

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Introduced in version 4.73

See also ...

Function Description
GetPluginInfo Gets details about a specified plugin
GetPluginList Gets a list of installed plugins.
IsPluginInstalled Checks to see if a particular plugin is installed
LoadPlugin Loads a plugin from disk
ReloadPlugin Reloads an installed plugin

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