Content plugin

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A content plugin is a type of plugin that provides additional information and properties for files and folders. The data provided by the plugin can be used in several internal functions of Total Commander.

Possible applications

The possible applications of content plugins are endless. Just a few examples:

  • Title, genre, year of music- or video documents
  • Comments or keywords from documents
  • Full text search in Word or PDF documents
  • Find text in binary documents.

Functionality

Total Commander delivers a file name to the plugin. How this information is retrieved is plugin's business. The plugin sends the retrieved information back to Total Commander. Total Commander will now display the received information or process it in another way. The chapter "Use" deals with this application areas.

Use

Content plugins can be used in many ways.

See also


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