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Last post Author Topic: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In  (Read 144879 times)

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #250 on: October 17, 2008, 12:54:52 PM »
Cant you just use aliases with:
igo http://docs.google.com/?action=newdoc
igo http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?new
igo http://docs.google.c...ion=new_presentation

and to see already created documents:
igo http://docs.google.com/#all

All shortcuts like ctrl+s, ctrl+z work there ;)

Edit: if there was a demand for it I could try to write a plugin using google docs api

If you like offline version you can always use zoho with google gears

Hey czechboy, thanks for the quick reply. Your suggestion of using Google or Zoho, even if offline, are good because they let you keep your files in a central location. Unfortunately, (though I may be wrong) that means I have to keep a browser or gears window open all the time. What I'm looking for is Windows Notepad functionality built-in to a FARR plugin for a quick, low-memory plain-text editor with no bells and whistles (like printing, text formatting, etc). A find and replace function would also be nice, but not necessary.

If this can be done without Google Gears installed, that would be terrific, but I can understand that plugins should appeal to as wide an audience as possible. Maybe my use of text snippets isn't so popular.  :D

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #251 on: October 17, 2008, 01:08:29 PM »
well I am javascript coder only. So for direct notepad integration somebody else might help. What I can offer you is to make javascript notepad using tinymce.
Se full features example:
http://tinymce.moxie...om/examples/full.php
and simple example:
http://tinymce.moxie.../examples/simple.php

But again I would do it only if there is enough demand for it  :Thmbsup:

EDIT: just to make sure, although tinymce is built for HTML, it would be directly in FARR htmlview window and it supports hot keys such as ctrl+back, control b,i,u,save etc

 
Cant you just use aliases with:
igo http://docs.google.com/?action=newdoc
igo http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?new
igo http://docs.google.c...ion=new_presentation

and to see already created documents:
igo http://docs.google.com/#all

All shortcuts like ctrl+s, ctrl+z work there ;)

Edit: if there was a demand for it I could try to write a plugin using google docs api

If you like offline version you can always use zoho with google gears

Hey czechboy, thanks for the quick reply. Your suggestion of using Google or Zoho, even if offline, are good because they let you keep your files in a central location. Unfortunately, (though I may be wrong) that means I have to keep a browser or gears window open all the time. What I'm looking for is Windows Notepad functionality built-in to a FARR plugin for a quick, low-memory plain-text editor with no bells and whistles (like printing, text formatting, etc). A find and replace function would also be nice, but not necessary.

If this can be done without Google Gears installed, that would be terrific, but I can understand that plugins should appeal to as wide an audience as possible. Maybe my use of text snippets isn't so popular.  :D
My open-source online piano game: https://github.com/musicope/game
« Last Edit: October 17, 2008, 01:12:23 PM by czechboy »

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #252 on: October 17, 2008, 01:12:49 PM »
i think bad idea to do tinymce way.  wait for my tagged-note taking plugin :)

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #253 on: October 17, 2008, 01:34:03 PM »
A tagged-note taking plugin sounds exciting! I'd definitely be interested in helping with testing your plugin once it reaches that stage.  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #254 on: October 18, 2008, 03:42:44 AM »
great :up:
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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #255 on: November 27, 2008, 11:05:35 AM »
Sorry if this has already been suggested but I would really like to see a pidgin plugin like Launchy has (see http://code.google.c...utty-launchy-plugin/). I'm a long-time Launchy user and I've become quite used to having that feature.


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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #256 on: November 27, 2008, 10:38:25 PM »
Sorry if this has already been suggested but I would really like to see a pidgin plugin like Launchy has (see http://code.google.c...utty-launchy-plugin/).

I am confused -- did you mean PuTTY or Pidgin (or both...or something else)?

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #257 on: November 28, 2008, 02:12:10 AM »
sorry, of course I meant PuTTY  :-[

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #258 on: November 28, 2008, 08:11:05 AM »
Thanks for the clarification.

Depending on how many sessions you have, may be a cheap way to get by until someone writes a plugin is to create an alias which gives you the option of choosing sessions - each choice could be specified via the -load command line option to putty.exe.  Does that help at all as a temporary solution?

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #259 on: November 28, 2008, 09:20:58 AM »
I gave it a shot but it's not quite what I want. I have a rather large number of sessions to choose from and FARR doesn't remember my parameters so I have to type the whole session name out every time.

Edit: With help from mouser I could create an alias that works for me (at least sufficiently).
Attached is a python script I made that generates the alias file by reading the session names from the windows registry. Just change the extension from .txt to .py and enjoy!

« Last Edit: November 28, 2008, 10:53:45 AM by Dagur »

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #260 on: December 01, 2008, 12:08:47 AM »
Good to hear that you got a work-around :)

FWIW, I looked into doing an FSubScript FARR plugin for PuTTY, but from what I learned so far, enumeration of registry keys is somewhat of a pain using JScript -- at least it's not nearly as straight-forward as reading, deleting, and writing keys.  I'm partial to versions of PuTTY that store setting information in the filesystem so my leaning is towards working on something that works with that (if I do make something).  But may be as time goes on I'll learn differently.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #261 on: December 01, 2008, 05:11:16 AM »
I looked at it too, and given the current fscript, it is not even doable to enumerate keys. It would require getobject which is not available on the global fscript FARR object. I may add it since it will allow many connection with the desktop.
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« Last Edit: December 01, 2008, 05:15:48 AM by ecaradec »

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #262 on: December 01, 2008, 05:35:44 AM »
ecaradec: do I understand correctly that approaches such as used by:

http://digivation.ne...amming/registrytools

would not function in the current fscript?

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #263 on: December 01, 2008, 05:47:00 AM »
This will not work in the current fscript because the GetObject function does not exist in FScript.

var WMIRegistry = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\\\" + computer + "\\root\\default:StdRegProv");

However it should not be a very difficult work to add it. It should just be a call to CoGetObject and return a script interface if everything goes well.
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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #264 on: December 03, 2008, 02:08:40 AM »
Thanks for the response, ecaradec.

I'd be interested in being able to interact with the registry more conveniently via FScript -- well, specifically, being able to enumerate registry keys. 

In addition to possibly helping a plugin for PuTTY along, I think it might make it easier to read IE 7's search providers which are also stored in the Registry [1] -- this would be helpful in the development of a plugin I'm working on.


[1] Though as I understand it from some searches, it's possible to use the reg.exe command to make that content available in file form -- which could then subsequently be parsed...but yuck.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #265 on: December 29, 2008, 04:55:57 AM »
Some notes about a potential PuTTY session plugin.

Regarding PuTTY sessions, it looks to me like some (recent?) versions of PuTTY don't store session names under:

  HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions

Instead the following type of location is where I see settings:

  HKEY_USERS\<SID>\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions

where <SID> seems like it is account-specific.

I haven't come up with a good way for determining (via JavaScript) an appropriate value for <SID> for the current user.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #266 on: January 02, 2009, 01:21:12 PM »
Related to PuTTY (maybe helpful?)...   I know it's not exactly what was requested, but I've had good luck with using KiTTY (http://kitty.9bis.com/) as an alternative to PuTTY.  The program has a bunch of handy features that the original PuTTY lacks, including auto-login.  One of its other options is that there is a built-in portable mode (although you have to specify it in the kitty.ini file) (more info here), so session configurations are saved to text files instead of the registry.  Perhaps it would be easier to create a plugin that could parse those text files instead of the registry for session info?

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #267 on: January 02, 2009, 06:46:35 PM »
It might be easier and it is what I'm more interested in:

http://www.donationc....msg140183#msg140183

;)

It seems like it'd be nice to be able to support multiple persistence schemes though and my impression (just a complete guess) was that it's likely that the registry methods are the most widely used so I was trying to figure out what might be involved for it first.  If there appears to be enough interest though, I'm happy to consider working on the file-based persistence method [1] first.


[1] I'm not sure if there is more than one, but I have noticed there appear to be multiple portable PuTTYs derivatives.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #268 on: January 08, 2009, 08:05:24 AM »
I'm not sure what the deal is w/ the registry storage locations for PuTTY (i.e. HKEY_CURRENT_USER vs HKEY_USERS and SID) -- perhaps it's just my poor understanding of Windows :)

At any rate, I've got a preliminary version of a PuTTY plugin which seems to be working with the standard PuTTY.  I tested a modified version w/ KiTTY's registry-based sessions (the only relevant difference I noticed seemed to be the location in the registry) with some success.

If there is interest, I might put together a preliminary release for testing.

I'm considering the file-based stores too -- it seems like it may be straight-forward.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #269 on: February 12, 2009, 06:46:09 AM »
Hy.

I'm new here, so excuse me if my suggestions are stupid  :D

Anyways, here's a list of what kind of plugins i'd like (if possible that is  :P)

Winamp Remote : i'm thinking that probably using AMIP we could have some advanced functions to control Winamp (like list all loaded songs and select which one to play, jump to previous/next track, play/pause/stop, ...)

Miranda : list all users (or maybe just online users) from Miranda, and when you select one user it opens a new chat window with that user, i think this would need a plugin to be loaded in Miranda too which would give the list of users and open the chat window

StartupManager : list all programs that startup with the system (from Startup folder and registry) and give the ability to disable them

SkyPE : similar to Miranda, list users (or only online users) and on selection start conversation with the user

TeamViewer : list the last entered ID's or aliases from TeamViewer and on selection start TeamViewer with that ID (or give the ability to start TeamViewer with a give ID).
(TeamViewer is a very good remote desktop control, very usefull when trying to help other people to configure stuff).

P.S.
If i manage to learn how to write plugins for FARR i'll try to implement some of the plugins.

P.S. 2 : why don't you make a database with the plugin suggestions and possible solutions, so it's easier for users to see what was suggested and if it's already possible or not. It would also be easier for plugin developers to see what plugins have been requested.

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Text Replacement (to create text shortcuts)
« Reply #270 on: February 16, 2009, 05:02:34 AM »
Hi all!

I am looking for a way to use FARR to replace Lifehacker's Texter [1]. I use texter to quickly replace shortcuts by longer portions of text. One example (with Texter):

* I create a new mail
* At the bottom of my mail, I type "SIG" (without quotes)
* Texter replaces SIG by some text - my signature in this example

I could imagine that FARR could do the same, maybe in another way:

* Create new mail
* Hit the FARR shortcut
* Type the string (SIG)
* FARR copies the expanded text to the clipboard, changes back to the mail window and executes paste.

Of course, it should not interfere with KlipKeeper :-)

What do you think?

Thanks a lot!

Rico



[1] http://lifehacker.co...r-windows-238306.php

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #271 on: March 16, 2009, 01:08:25 PM »
A Facebook plugin (or alias?) would be nice, to update status and possibly retrieve other's statuses or updates.

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #272 on: March 23, 2009, 01:06:01 PM »
few more ideas:

Screensaver manager.  Would let users:
  • Set a new screensaver as default
  • Configure options of screensavers
  • Disable/Enable screensaver
  • Start default screensaver
  • Start any screensaver

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #273 on: March 29, 2009, 09:25:25 AM »
Spotify plugin!
Search and launch results :)

FYI:
spotify.png

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Re: Post your FARR v2 Plugin Idea Requests Here - Plugin Writers Read In
« Reply #274 on: April 23, 2009, 06:47:47 AM »
Hi ewemoa

At any rate, I've got a preliminary version of a PuTTY plugin which seems to be working with the standard PuTTY.  I tested a modified version w/ KiTTY's registry-based sessions (the only relevant difference I noticed seemed to be the location in the registry) with some success.

If there is interest, I might put together a preliminary release for testing.

Sure! I wonder why there's so little echo on your posting. I'd love to test it.

Cheers

Rico