Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of Development/PlugIns/AppleScript


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Timestamp:
Sep 25, 2006 9:33:26 AM (12 years ago)
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akempgen
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adding a Getting Started section, a first step to organize these pages a bit

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    1010'''Attention:''' This page may contain old or outdated information and needs to be updated. If you have any question, feel free to visit us in the [irc://irc.freenode.net/#colloquy Colloquy chat room]. 
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     12== Getting Started == 
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     14Download the [http://colloquy.info/downloads.html latest version of Colloquy], so your plug-in won't be outdated as soon as you release it! 
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     16First you will need the !AppleScript [http://www.apple.com/applescript/scripteditor/ Script Editor.app] (comes pre-installed with MacOS  X) located in the folder "`AppleScript`" in your "`Applications`" folder. If you're using Mac OS X version 10.3 or later, click here to [applescript://com.apple.scripteditor automatically launch the Script Editor application]. 
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     18Now you want to open the !AppleScript Dictionary for Colloquy by selecting "`Open Dictionary…`" from the Script Editor's File menu or by clicking the `Add Application` ("+") button in the [http://www.apple.com/applescript/scripteditor/10.html Library Palette] and select your Colloquy application (most likely located in your "`Applications`" folder; you may need to browse your file system to get there). 
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     20In the [http://www.apple.com/applescript/scripteditor/13.html Dictionary Browser] you just opened, select the "`Chat Plug-In Suite`". This describes the functions, your Plug-In can implement; they will be called by Colloquy when the corresponding event occurs. The other suites ("Standard", "Colloquy", "Chat Core" and "Text Suite") contain functions your Plug-In can call to perform actions in response to the events described before. 
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     22To understand how to use these commands it's probably a good idea to look at the examples below, or download existing !AppleScript Plug-Ins from the [http://www.colloquy.info/extras/files.php?cat=6 Extras page]. 
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     24To test your new Plug-In you need to [wiki:FAQs#WheredoIinstallnewStylesEmoticonsorPlugins install it] like you would do with one you've downloaded. 
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     26Congratulations, you just wrote your first Colloquy Plug-In! 
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    1228== Compatibility with scripts written for Colloquy 2C11 and before ==