Plugins are dynamic libraries which can be loaded by an application, to extend or add new features without re-compiling the original application. Most plugins allow new features to be added, updated, or removed "on-the-fly", although some plugins do require static linking with the application.

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How does firefox chose which plugin to use?

I have written a plugin which allows the user to view multi-page TIFF images within firefox. The problem is that Quicktime also thinks it can view TIFF images. How does Firefox chose which one gets ...
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Removing HTML from Pidgin conversations

I'm using Pidgin 2.5.5 with SIPE for talking to MS Communicator user at work. The MS Communicator was just now upgraded and I'm seeing HTML markup with messages. Are there any plugins to interpret ...
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Can Photoshop export directly to a website or external link? [closed]

How extendable can Photoshop functionality be made? Can one create a plugin/extension/script that can give you 1-click or 2-click ability to save or export and publish directly to a website?
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Stop browser recording history for a particular website [duplicate]

Is there any way I can prevent the browser to record the history for a particular website with the help of a plugin(as I can't find any)? As I don't think there's any inbuilt feature for doing this ...
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How to modify certain website features from browser on Firefox?

There are some annoying websites which use custom (badly made) cursors, right click disable/popup JS, etc. How can I easily undo their settings without specifically finding this piece of JS on their ...
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How to get back Google Instant in Google Chrome?

I use Windows 7 and want to know how to get back Google Instant in my browser. Yesterday, Google changed the way of searching and included some new method to search. I used to be able to type away ...
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Whitelisting a Google Chrome plugin

I need to block Flash plugin by default and only allow it on manually approved sites, while allowing the PDF plugin to run anywhere automatically. Is it possible to achieve?
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Storing vim plugins in Linux

Usually all vim plugins are stored in the /$HOME/.vim directory. As I understand the plugins share common folders like plugin, autoload, doc etc. It's a problem when you have to delete some plugins. ...
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Equivalent to “Stylish” plug-in for IE 9

The stylish addon for Firefox allows you to: easily install themes and skins for Google, Facebook, YouTube, Orkut, and many, many other sites. You can even customize Firefox and other programs ...
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How to install software in openSUSE 11.2

I've just started using Linux — openSUSE 11.2 — after 15 years of using Windows. From Windows, I'm used to installing any software with just a few clicks. I'm confused by Linux's .tar, ...
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how to block pop ups in chrome

I am using Chrome on a Ubuntu system and using Chrome a website has been highly irritating ...
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Winamp “Now Playing” POST to PHP script

I have tried/researched 8 or so different plugins for Winamp that allow this functionality, and none of them seem to work on Windows 7 x64! I need a plugin for Winamp that will send the current ...
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How to uninstall Quebles from Windows Live Messenger?

I have installed Quebles theme pack. Now I'm trying to uninstall it from Messenger. When Windows Live Messenger is open, there is a "Q" icon appearing on top left corner, and I don't know how to ...
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What does the “DRM Netscape Network Object” plugin in almost every browser?

I always wondered about this plugin I see in almost any browser. What it do? When it is used and by who? My current Chrome installation show this info about it: Microsoft® DRM (2 files) DRM ...
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Flattened package browsing in Vim

I'm currently using NERDTree for browsing directories within Vim. One thing I miss from heftier IDEs (e.g. Eclipse) is the ability to browse in a flattened or "package" view of the directory ...
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Is there a Windows Media Player plugin to send music info to a webpage?

I'm looking for a way to track my music playing on my website and am trying to find a way to post the music information, such as all the music file details (i.e. title, album, year, etc), when the ...
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chrome extension manager

Is there any google chrome extension that lets you manage other extensions?So that you can disable and enable them by just one click Because I have many extensions installed in my chrome browser but I ...
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“Remote Control” Rockbox plugin?

I recently updated Rockbox to version 3.4 on my Sandisk Sansa e280, and I've noticed a new plugin in the Applications section called remote_control. Opening it reveals a visibly non-functional ...
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Any plugins for Skype that support “Soundboard” usage?

I would like to find a program or plugin for Skype that allows you to pipe sound samples in to the outgoing audio stream when you are on a call. Ideally it would have some sort of soundboard ...
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Thunderbird 'attach folder' addon?

I like to drag files into a new Thunderbird message to attach them. This works nicely for individual files but not for folders/directories. I'd like to be able to drag a folder into a new message and ...
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Chromium plugin directory location?

I am trying to find the folder where Chromium stores plugins on Debian platforms. Does anyone know where this is?
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What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
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How to disable plugins on Foxit Reader?

I'm using Foxit Reader to read PDFs on my Windows 8 and it some times crashes, according to the crashing messsage, it crashed because of a specific plugin installed on it, when I go to "HELP" > "About ...
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Make Vim's Vundle autoupdate?

Is there a way to make Vundle automatically update? I'd like Vim to run BundleUpdate every so often, ideally in the background.
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How can I prevent Supertab to try completion even if I just want to enter a tab?

Even when I have an empty buffer in vim, supertab tries to do a completion at the begining. How can I configure supertab to only try tab-completion if there's a character?
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How to reuse existing values when using Solver in MS Excel 2010

I need to design a process layout in Excel using Solver. I have a column of values, that I have assigned as "By changing cells", and which should be changed in order to find the min result. The ...
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Windows Search OCR plugin/extension

Is there any plugin or solution available to let Windows Search index text in graphic pages embedded into pdf files. Something like the amazing Omnipage OCR plugin which was available for Google ...
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HTML Tidy && Notepad++ - Unkown Exception

I am currently installing html tidy from the textfx plugin. The Notepad++ version I am running is 6.2.3. I created the folder Config/tidy in plugins and put the two files(HTMLTIDY.cfg, libtidy.dll) in ...
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Eclipse Lisp Plug-in does not evaluate on mac

HiI am using the Dandelion Eclipse Lisp Plug-in (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dandelion-ecl/) on Mac OSX. I have a windows PC and this plug-in is running ok on it. But when I am using it to ...
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Files last modification date

This seems like such a simple thing that I'm convinced I must be just missing it somewhere. Is there a setting or a plugin that will display the last modification date/timestamp of the file you are ...
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Notepad++ XML Auto Indent + Tag Closing

I'm migrating a question I posted on stackoverflow to here as it may be more relevant. Here is the question: I'm looking for a way to code XML (mxml, specifically) in Notepad++ such that it follows ...
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Thunderbird plug-in to connect mails?

I don't know why, but every now and then I receive mails that should be a reply to or a forward on a mail that I already have. For some reason that new incoming mail isn't always connected to the mail ...
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How do I install plugins in Gvim?

I want to do R scripts in Gvim. I downloaded a zip file called vim-r-plugin-0.9.6.zip Then what?
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Add Alt keyboard shortcuts to TextFX menus in Notepad++

Is there a way to add Alt keyboard shortcuts (usually shown as an underlined letter e.g. File > Save) to the TextFX menus in Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog)? As I ...
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IE9 plug-in to quickly update bookmarks

I have bookmarks that refer to what page I'm up to on a web site, rather than the web site itself, such as blogs that have five years worth of pages I want to catch up on. When I finish reading, I ...
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App / Plugin to flip between active screens

Bit of an odd request, but I'm coming up with nothing after spending a solid hour searching Google. I am looking for either a browser plugin or separate application that will periodically change the ...
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Why do I get timeout problems with Thunderbird and Sendgrid?

I am helping my friends sending a newsletter (1000 recipients) using Thunderbird 7.0.1 and the Mail Merge plugin. For the SMTP provider we are using Sendgrid. Mail Merge plugin nicely splits the ...
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How do I install a plugin for Audacity on OS X?

I'm trying to install one of these plugins. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/nyquistplugins The there is only a .txt and a .ny file. The instructions ( ...
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VIM Fuzzy Finder and l9 Errors upon startup

I am getting the following errors in a pop up window titled Message when I start gVim 7.3. Error detected while processing function <SNR>38_initialize: line 97: E117: Unknown functino: ...
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How do I configure the Gnome Do Microblogging plugin for Twitter?

I'm having trouble configuring the Microblogging plugin for Gnome Do to use my Twitter account. I'm able to sign into Twitter.com without any problem, but the same login credential result in an error ...
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Loading Jquery plugin on Linux

I'm running CentOS 5.5 64bit - Trying to load a jquery plugin from a PHP file. The line I am using is... <script type="text/javascript" src="/tools/jquery.js"></script> ...This does ...
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Any way to get Pages to write Open Office format?

Is there some sort of plugin out there that allows Apple Pages to export Open Office document format?
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Visual Studio Pro extensions with Express editions

I am curious if it is somehow possible to get an extension written for Visual Studio 2010 to work with Visual Studio 2010 Express. My problem is that I've upgraded to 2010 Express, but my company is ...
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Browser plugin for showing the article's posting/modification date

I wonder if there is any browser plugin(for FF or Chrome) that for a webpage shows the timestamp it was written or updated. As I read many technical articles, I would find it extremely useful, because ...
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Eclipse on mac: how comes that everytime I install an Eclipse plug-in on my mac I always get this error?

I'm using Eclipse for several projects on Leopard OSX. I've installed several versions (Classic, PDT, etc). When I install a new plug-in using the Help > Install New Software functionality and I ...
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OpenDocument format plugin for Mac Office 2008?

Is there a plugin or script that lets Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac OS X open and save files in the OpenDocument ODF (.odt, .ods, .odp, etc.) format? I am thinking something like what you can do in ...
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cannot print from flash-player plugin

I am running flash-player plug-in 10.0.32.10 inside of Firefox on a SLED 11 machine. Firefox can print to the network printer without issue from File > Print. However, I cannot get the flash-player ...
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Winamp or equivalent scheduler

I'm trying to find a good plug-in for winamp, or a similar program, that can act as a scheduler. After a thorough search on the winamp site, I haven't found anything suitable. My main purposes are as ...
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Taglocity install error

When I run the installer for both Taglocity 2 and 3, during the installation I get the following error: Error 1001: Exception occurred while initializing the installation: ...
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Markdown plugin for jEdit?

I want to use markdown syntax for taking notes in class, so I looked around and I found this as a partial answer. I'm now wondering if there is a good Markdown plugin (specifically, as opposed to a ...