Alternate editors

Hi,

I wonder if it is possible to replace the editor window for certain
filetypes. This could for instance be used to write a plugin for doing
simple
image manipulation and editing.

I know I can add a item when right-clicking
the file and make that menuitem popup a new window (or toolwindow) where I
can put my imageeditor. However it would be nice if I could show the
imageeditor
instead of the default texteditor because for instance I still want to be
able to
use the tabs for switching between files.

/magnus



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Unfortunately it's not possible in IDEA 3.0. We will be adding this support
for the next version.

Eugene

"Magnus Johansson" <mj_quark@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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Hi,

>

I wonder if it is possible to replace the editor window for certain
filetypes. This could for instance be used to write a plugin for doing
simple
image manipulation and editing.

>

I know I can add a item when right-clicking
the file and make that menuitem popup a new window (or toolwindow) where I
can put my imageeditor. However it would be nice if I could show the
imageeditor
instead of the default texteditor because for instance I still want to be
able to
use the tabs for switching between files.

>

/magnus

>
>
>


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I'd certainly love to see a Jython editor as an option. Currently I'm using
ActiveState's PythonWin as an editor, but I'd much rather see this
functionality folded into IDEA.

Guy

"Eugene Belyaev" <beg@intellij.com> wrote in message
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Unfortunately it's not possible in IDEA 3.0. We will be adding this

support

for the next version.

>

Eugene

>

"Magnus Johansson" <mj_quark@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:aquc7o$bgf$1@is.intellij.net...

Hi,

>

I wonder if it is possible to replace the editor window for certain
filetypes. This could for instance be used to write a plugin for doing
simple
image manipulation and editing.

>

I know I can add a item when right-clicking
the file and make that menuitem popup a new window (or toolwindow) where

I

can put my imageeditor. However it would be nice if I could show the
imageeditor
instead of the default texteditor because for instance I still want to

be

able to
use the tabs for switching between files.

>

/magnus

>
>
>

>
>


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Will this support be through the OpenAPI? It would be cool to be able to
right a plugin to handle syntax highlighting, etc. for any language.

"Eugene Belyaev" <beg@intellij.com> wrote in message
news:aquk1p$scn$1@is.intellij.net...

Unfortunately it's not possible in IDEA 3.0. We will be adding this

support

for the next version.

>

Eugene

>

"Magnus Johansson" <mj_quark@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:aquc7o$bgf$1@is.intellij.net...

Hi,

>

I wonder if it is possible to replace the editor window for certain
filetypes. This could for instance be used to write a plugin for doing
simple
image manipulation and editing.

>

I know I can add a item when right-clicking
the file and make that menuitem popup a new window (or toolwindow) where

I

can put my imageeditor. However it would be nice if I could show the
imageeditor
instead of the default texteditor because for instance I still want to

be

able to
use the tabs for switching between files.

>

/magnus

>
>
>

>
>


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Will this support be through the OpenAPI?


Sure, internally we have that support :)

Eugene

"Josh Knowles" <josh@wwp.com> wrote in message
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Will this support be through the OpenAPI? It would be cool to be able to
right a plugin to handle syntax highlighting, etc. for any language.

>

"Eugene Belyaev" <beg@intellij.com> wrote in message
news:aquk1p$scn$1@is.intellij.net...

Unfortunately it's not possible in IDEA 3.0. We will be adding this

support

for the next version.

>

Eugene

>

"Magnus Johansson" <mj_quark@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:aquc7o$bgf$1@is.intellij.net...

Hi,

>

I wonder if it is possible to replace the editor window for certain
filetypes. This could for instance be used to write a plugin for

doing

simple
image manipulation and editing.

>

I know I can add a item when right-clicking
the file and make that menuitem popup a new window (or toolwindow)

where

I

can put my imageeditor. However it would be nice if I could show the
imageeditor
instead of the default texteditor because for instance I still want to

be

able to
use the tabs for switching between files.

>

/magnus

>
>
>

>
>

>
>


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An orthogonal request is:

"Allow for multiple views of the same file"
http://www.intellij.net/tracker/idea/viewSCR?publicId=7326

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