[Geany-devel] Plugins Guidance

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Feb 22 02:23:07 UTC 2012

On 21 February 2012 23:23, Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> wrote:
> Am 21.02.2012 11:53, schrieb Thomas Martitz:
>> Am 21.02.2012 05:15, schrieb Lex Trotman:
>>> 2. don't spread menu items through the Geany menus, users don't know
>>> where to look and if several plugins add things to the same place the
>>> menu may become unworkable.  You don't know what other plugins the
>>> user will enable at the same time.
>> You don't propose a solution. What would be the correct place for menu
>> items? Also I don't quite get what you're trying to say. You seem to say
>> both, spreading menu items and adding them to the same place is
>> unworkable, but that contradicts.
> Current best practice is to append it into tools-menu and / or adding
> with good reasons directly into menubar.

Yes, a single menu item in toolbar (which may have subitems) or for
larger menu hierarchies put it in the menubar (like debugger does).


> Cheers,
> Frank
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