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Plugins are stack placed in the specialfolder Plugins:

  • On Windows is C:\Documents and Settings\max\Documenti\My LiveCode\plugins
  • On Mac is /Users/max/Documents/My LiveCode/Plugins
  • On Linux is /home/max/my_livecode/Plugins/

Plugins stack can interact with other stack in a special way, the way a IDE plugin shuold be.

You have a special word an commands that you can use, moreover the normal livecode commands:

  • topStack refers to current stack edited by the user
  • SelectedObject the current control selected by the user
  • revSelectedObjectChanged message sent when user select an object
  • revCloseStack sent when a stack is closed
  • revEditScript sent when user edit a script
  • revIDChanged sent to the plugin when an image ID change
  • revMouseMove sent to the plugin when the mouse move
  • revMoveControl sent to the plugin when user moved with the Pointer tool
  • revNameChanged sent to the plugin when a name changed
  • revNewTool sent to the plugin when a different tool is chosen
  • revPreOpenCard sent to the plugin before opening a card
  • revPreOpenStack sent to the plugin before opening a stack
  • revResizeControl sent to the plugin when user resize an object
  • revResizeStack sent to the plugin when user resize a window
  • revResumeStack sent to the plugin when when a window is brought to the front.
  • revSaveStackRequest sent to the plugin when the stack is about to be saved.
  • revShutDown sent to the plugin when the application is quitting.
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