ContribManager

-- compatible with WinEdt version(s) 10 --

Description

With this contribution you can manage winedt.org contributions directly from within WinEdt.

The package comes with two executables, WinEdt-download.exe and WinEdt-unzip.exe. The former is used for downloading packages while the latter for unzipping them.

Some antivirus programs may consider them as malware. In this case instruct your antivirus that they are false positives.

If you have any firewall installed, you have to grant access to the internet to WinEdt-download.exe, otherwise the package won't work.

Installation

Open the macro file Install.edt in WinEdt, and execute it by choosing Macros | Execute Current Macro.

After the installation is complete, it is recommended to carefully read the file Readme.txt that comes with the package for recommended post-install actions.

Uninstallation

Open the macro file Uninstall.edt in WinEdt (also available in %b\Uninstall\ContribManager folder), and then execute it by choosing Macros | Execute Current Macro.

Usage

A menu ContribManager containing actions for all available contributions is added.

The command Check for Program Updates checks for WinEdt updates.

The command Show Installed Only toggles the visualization of non-installed packages.

The command Check for Updates checks and downloads updates for all installed packages.

Installed contributions are marked with a check mark, while packages that needs maintenance during an update are marked with a maintenance icon.

Possible actions for each contribution are:

  • Download
    Downloads the package and stores it in a local repository.
  • Cleanup
    Removes the package from the local repository.
  • Install
    Installs the package.
  • Uninstall
    Uninstalls the package.
  • Readme
    Opens the documentation of the package.
  • Website (v10.2 only)
    Opens the web page of the package.
  • Check for Updates
    Checks and downloads package updates.

Download

For WinEdt 10.0, 10.1:   ContribManager_10.zip

For WinEdt 10.2:   ContribManager_102.zip


Package contributed by Karl Koeller <karlkoeller@gmail.com>