To use these plugins simply save them to a file and copy them to
your /plugins/ directory. Plugin file names should end with '.tcl'.
Then re-start the client and it will load each plugin. The /plugins/
directory should be in one of the following locations depending on
the type of system you're using:
pc: plugins directory in the same directory as the
All of these plugins are subject to the same LICENCE as the the client itself, unless stated otherwise.
|mcp21.tcl||Support for the MCP/2.1 Out of Band protocol. This plugin is part of the client's default distribution since version 0.3.12.|
|status.tcl||Displays a timer in the client's statusbar which shows you how long you've been connected.|
|message.tcl||Adds MCP/1.0 and XMCP/1.1 hooks to the client to allow servers to send short messages that get displayed in the client's statusbar message widget. Supports the MCP/2.1 packages dns-com-awns-status and dns-com-ben-tfstatus-update.|
|ansi.tcl||Provides support for ANSI Codes: foreground and background colour, bright, underline, bell. Controlled via the Colours and Fonts category in the Preferences Editor.|
Provides a common UI to control your platform's
webbrowser. The Tcl command '
|This plugin allows you to type '?' followed by a search term and then opens a webbrowser window containing the search results. You can search using any one of several popular search engines. More...|
|This plugin detects URLs when they appear on the client's main window and turns them into clickable links. Clicking on a link will then open a webbrowser pointing at the URL. More...|
|rehash.tcl||This plugin supports the dns-com-awns-rehash package and enables the client to know which server commands are currently visible to the player. A simple macro definition enables the client to tell if the words being typed are something you want to 'say' or something you want to 'do'. More...|
|cmdcomplete.tcl||This plugin extends the client's word-completion facility by allowing [tab] to complete the first word on the command line with a valid command. This plugin requires that the server supports the dns-com-awns-rehash MCP/2.1 package.|
|This plugin supports the dns-com-awns-displayurl package and allows the server to send URLs to the client. The client should then use a client-side webbrowser to display the contents of the URL.|
(requires client version 0.3.28 or newer)
|This plugin supports the MCP/2.1 package dns-com-awns-serverinfo. The client is able to display Help-menu items pointing to the server's web home-page and help-page. More...|
|timezone.tcl||Provides support for the dns-com-awns-timezone MCP/2.1 package. This plugin lets the client tell the server which time-zone you're currently in. The server can use this information to build meeting-schedule tools and other applications.|
If you think one of these plugins is causing you problems then please let me know. At the very least you can just remove the file from your /plugins/ directory and all will be well.
|checkmail.tcl||UNIX users, checks your mailbox and tells you when new mail has turned up. The plugin works by looking for timestamp and size changes in your incoming mailbox file.||Experimental|
|cold_text.tcl||A hypertext interface to objects on a Cold server. Cold servers send specially formatted output which this plugin converts into hyperlinks. You can see this working if you visit the Cold Dark (telnet://ice.cold.org:1138)||Experimental|
|gateway.tcl||One of many gateway plugins, designed to let your client connect to the internet through a company firewall. This plugin is provided as a general example for programmers. It's unlikely that this version will work for you.||Experimental|
Sends the MOO command '
|ping.tcl||Provides support for the dns-com-awns-ping MCP/2.1 package. Allows both client and server to test the latency of a user's connection, a rough indication of net-lag. Creates a small statusbar indicator which lights up LEDs according to how slow the network connection is.||Experimental|
|visual.tcl||Provides client-side support for the dns-com-awns-visual MCP/2.1 package. In turn used by the rose2.1.tcl plugin.||Experimental|
|Makes use of the data supplied by the visual.tcl plugin to provide a simple clickable map interface and user awareness information in a toolbar item. More...||Experimental|
User-defined dictionaries (or the 'ispell' or 'look'
commands on UNIX) can be used to detect spelling mistakes
in the input window. Unrecognised words are highlighted
automatically while you type so you can catch your
typos before you hit the Return key. Right-click on
unrecognised words to add them to your personal
A simple 20-thousand word dictionary is available for non-UNIX users. It needs to be unzipped before use.
|subwindow.tcl||This plugin lets you display messages in a subwindow. It can make use of triggers and macros to pass messages to and from the server. More...||Experimental|
|getset.tcl||This plugin supports the dns-com-awns-getset package and enables the client to save data to and load data from the server. Contains a simple notepad application invoked by the Tools->GetSetDrop menu item.||Experimental|
|fnkeys.tcl||This plugin lets you bind commands to function keys. Pressing a function key will send the commands to the server. Command bindings are defined under the new 'Function Keys' category in the Preferences Editor.||Experimental|
|cvw.tcl||This plugin supports a small subset of the CVW application suite. It currently implements clickable maps, user-listings, room contents, user inventory and editable notes. More...||Experimental|
|speak_weirdly.tcl||This plugin rewrites normal MOO speech forms and helps to make output a little less predictable. More...||Experimental|
|scoop.tcl||This plugin creates a page of HTML from the text you select on the client window. You can use it to produce quick, web-ready logs of conversations. More...||Experimental|
|pretty.tcl||This plugin adds the 'Edit->Prettyprint MOO' menu option to the client's local editor. Use the option to reformat MOO-code, indenting lines correctly.||Experimental|
|shell.tcl||This plugin adds the 'Tools->Shell selection' menu option to the client. Select some text and invoke the menu item and the selection will be executed as if it was a command typed into your UNIX shell. You can also add a simple macro to let you run shell commands from the client's input window. Only available for UNIX.||Experimental|
|mcptrace.tcl||Creates a separate window to display all MCP communication between the client and the server. The window can be opened when the client connects, by checking 'Show MCP Trace' in the 'Out of Band' category of the preferences editor, or can be opened at any time by using the Tools->'MCP Trace' menu item.||Michael Mantel|
|syntax.tcl||This plugin hooks into the built-in editor and allows it to perform syntax highlighting on its contents. The syntax plugin is, itself, theoretically extensible with other plugins for various types of syntax highlighting, but currently only supports MOO code highlighting, which is built into the core plugin.||Russell Pickett|
|keypad.tcl||This plugin lets you bind commands to keys in the numeric keypad. Pressing a keypad key will send the commands to the server. Command bindings are defined under the new 'Keypad Controls' category in the Preferences Editor.||Joshua May|
|toolbar.tcl||This plugin provides several useful toolbars. The client's main window can carry a set of graphical buttons for common commands, and a set of buttons bound to user-defined commands. Local editors can carry a toolbar with buttons for the most frequently used commands. A compass rosette is available to help you navigate around the mud and '@dig' rooms. The plugin can be customised using the 'Toolbar Settings' and 'Advanced Toolbar Settings' categories in the Preferences Editor.||Joshua May|