DESCRIPTIONThe "PluginManager" class contains logic for locating and loading Padre plug-ins, as well as providing part of the interface to plug-in writers.
newThe constructor returns a new "Padre::PluginManager" object, but you should normally access it via the main Padre object:
my $manager = Padre->ide->plugin_manager;
First argument should be a Padre object.
parentStores a reference back to the parent IDE object.
plugin_dirReturns the user plug-in directory (below the Padre configuration directory). This directory was added to the @INC module search path.
pluginsReturns a hash (reference) of plug-in names associated with a Padre::PluginHandle.
This hash is only populated after "load_plugins()" was called.
currentGets a Padre::Current context for the plugin manager.
mainA convenience method to get to the main window.
load_pluginsScans for new plug-ins in the user plug-in directory, in @INC, and in .par files in the user plug-in directory.
Loads any given module only once, i.e. does not refresh if the plug-in has changed while Padre was running.
reload_pluginsFor all registered plug-ins, unload them if they were loaded and then reload them.
alert_newThe "alert_new" method is called by the main window post-initialisation and checks for new plug-ins. If any are found, it presents a message to the user.
failedReturns the list of all plugins that the editor attempted to load but failed. Note that after a failed attempt, the plug-in is usually disabled in the configuration and not loaded again when the editor is restarted.
load_pluginGiven a plug-in name such as "Foo" (the part after "Padre::Plugin"), load the corresponding module, enable the plug-in and update the Plug-ins menu, etc.
unload_pluginGiven a plug-in name such as "Foo" (the part after "Padre::Plugin"), disable the plug-in, unload the corresponding module, and update the Plug-ins menu, etc.
reload_pluginReload a single plug-in whose name (without "Padre::Plugin::") is passed in as first argument.
reload_current_pluginWhen developing a plug-in one usually edits the files belonging to the plug-in (The "Padre::Plugin::Wonder" itself or "Padre::Documents::Wonder" located in the same project as the plug-in itself.
This call and the appropriate menu option should be able to load (or reload) that plug-in.
on_context_menuCalled by "Padre::Wx::Editor" when a context menu is about to be displayed. The method calls the context menu hooks in all plug-ins that have one for plug-in specific manipulation of the context menu.
COPYRIGHTCopyright 2008-2013 The Padre development team as listed in Padre.pm.
LICENSEThis program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl 5 itself.