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Save Plugin List to File

Demonstrates how to save the names of loaded and unloaded plugins to a text file using RhinoScript.

VBScript

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' SavePlugInInfo.rvb -- April 2008
' If this code works, it was written by Dale Fugier.
' If not, I don't know who wrote it.
' Works with Rhino 4.0.

Option Explicit

Sub SavePlugInInfo()

  Dim objShell, objNetwork, objFSO, objFolder, objStream
  Dim arrPlugIns, arrSorted, strPlugIn, strDesktop, strFile, strName, strMsg

  Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
  Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
  Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

  strName = "RhinoPlugInInfo.txt"
  strDesktop = objShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")
  strFile = strDeskTop & "\" & strName

  'On Error Resume Next
  Set objStream = objFSO.CreateTextFile(strFile, True)
  If Err Then
    MsgBox Err.Description
    Exit Sub
  End If

  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine "Rhino Plug-in Info"
  objStream.WriteLine
  objStream.WriteLine "Computer Name = " & objNetwork.ComputerName
  objStream.WriteLine "Date and Time = " & CStr(Now)
  objStream.WriteLine "Rhino Build Date = " & CStr(Rhino.BuildDate)
  objStream.WriteLine "Rhino SDK Version = " & CStr(Rhino.SdkVersion)
  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine

  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine "Loaded Plug-ins"
  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine

  arrPlugIns = Rhino.PlugIns(0, 1)
  If IsArray(arrPlugIns) Then
    arrSorted = Rhino.SortStrings(arrPlugIns)
    For Each strPlugIn In arrSorted
      objStream.WriteLine strPlugIn
    Next
  End If

  objStream.WriteLine
  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine "Unloaded Plug-ins"
  objStream.WriteLine "**************************"
  objStream.WriteLine

  arrPlugIns = Rhino.PlugIns(0, 2)
  If IsArray(arrPlugIns) Then
    arrSorted = Rhino.SortStrings(arrPlugIns)
    For Each strPlugIn In arrSorted
      objStream.WriteLine strPlugIn
    Next
  End If

  objStream.Close

  strMsg = "A file named " & Chr(34) & strName & Chr(34) & VbCrLf
  strMsg = strMsg & "has been saved to your desktop." & VbCrLf & VbCrLf
  strMsg = strMsg & "If you are experiencing problems with Rhino," & VbCrLf
  strMsg = strMsg & "email this file to " & Chr(34) & "tech@mcneel.com" & Chr(34) & VbCrLf
  strMsg = strMsg & "along with a detailed description" & VbCrLf
  strMsg = strMsg & "of your problem."
  MsgBox strMsg, 64, "Rhinoceros"

End Sub

' Rhino.AddStartUpScript Rhino.LastLoadedScriptFile
' Rhino.AddAlias "SavePlugInInfo", "_-RunScript (SavePlugInInfo)"

' Run it!
Call SavePlugInInfo