Re: Using the abicommand plugin

From: Richard L. Dery <>
Date: Sat Feb 12 2005 - 17:23:19 CET

Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 17:23 -0800, Richard L. Dery wrote:
>>Running Abiword 2.2.3 from source on Libranet Linux 2.8.1)
>>The abiword plugin is listed in the Tools -> Plugins... list. However


Is there a keypress sequence I can use to bring up the command line?

No there isn't. You invoke it startup at the terminal prompt (or
> via a script) like this.
> AbiWord-2.2 --plugin abicommand
> and you have command line access to a large number of abiword features.
> It's very useful for server-type features.

> Marc Maurer put together a nice little AbiWord SDK tarball which shows a
> couple ways to to use an extend abiword via it bonobo interface (to
> embed it in other apps) and example code for using the abicommand plugin
> to batch convert documents.
> If you click under "developers" on the main page you see a link to it.
> The direct link is here.

Thank you. A new aspect of AbiWord to play with (Oops! I mean, learn about).

Dick Dery

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