directory structure for expanded plugin deployment in 4.5

I'm new to Idea plugin development and fruitlessly attempted to deploy an expanded plugin using the layout desribed in IDEA_HOME/doc/openapi/plugin.html.

Admittedly, since 4.5 doesn't actually have this directory (at least mine didn't), I followed the directions provided in my earlier 4.0.3 installation. (Call me crazy for thinking this had any chance of working...)

So, my question is, is there a way to develop a plugin and use it from Idea 4.5 in an expanded directory structure so I don't have to jar it before starting up Idea?

Meanwhile, I've resigned myself to jarring my plugin, but I'm curious if there is a way to skip this step.

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