SharpMT 2.5 adds support for Plug-In’s that support the ISharpMTExtension interface – the 2.5 release includes a Plug-In that will search Amazon for a book using an author’s name and a book’s title. Once a book is selected, the URL of the book at Amazon is inserted into your current draft. The ISharpMTExtension interface is described in a text file that’s in the Plug-In directory and any .NET developer can write a Plug-In for SharpMT, with or without their own Windows Forms…
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That’s about the extent of it: Plug-In are now active and working. The Amazon Book Search Plug-In and a sample Plug-In are in the SharpMT\Plug-In directory. No Plug-Ins are loaded as part of the install, and while they are placed in the SharpMT\Plug-In directory, they can be loaded from anywhere. For .NET developers, the SharpMTExtension.dll (which is required for the 18.104.22.168 version of the ISharpMTExtension interface) is included in the SharpMT directory, there is a read me of sorts in the SharpMT\Plug-In directory and you’ll also find the C# source to the ExamplePlugIn.dll in the Plug-In directory. That should be enough to get you started, but email me with any questions that you might have.