Tuesday, January 02, 1990

Copy As HTML JDeveloper Extension

While reading an entry in Duncan Mills blog, I saw that he was interested in a JDeveloper extension that would make it easier for him to cut and paste code from JDeveloper into his blog. Although my main blog isn't intended for technical readers, I could see how this would be useful, so I've put together an extension that will hopefully make life a little easier for Duncan (and others).

The extension, once installed through the Help -> Check for Updates... menu option, provides a preference page for the user to specify the format of the HTML produced:

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An Edit menu option is available, once text is selected within the editor, that will format the selected text based upon your preference and place it in the clipboard:

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You can then paste this content into your editor of choice, or directly into a blog entry etc.

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and its appearance within your preferred browser should be similar to that within the JDeveloper editor.

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The source code for this extension can now be accessed via http://code.google.com/p/jdev-copyashtml/.

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