XML tools



  • @oryz

    as you have Local Conf mode : OFF I would have expected that your plugins
    get loaded from appdata directory instead of the installation directory.
    Your listing, in general, looks good to me.



  • @Ekopalypse said:

    as you have Local Conf mode : OFF I would have expected that your plugins
    get loaded from appdata directory instead of the installation directory.

    Uhm, I think that was the case back in the days of Npp v7.6 …

    @oryz

    The plugin directory is namd XML Tools (note the space character between them) but it should be XMLTools (exactly like the plugin DLL name without the .dll extension).



  • @dinkumoil

    Uhm, I think that was the case back in the days of Npp v7.6 …

    Are you sure? I’m somehow reluctant to install npp to test.

    The plugin directory is named XML Tools

    looks like it is, if we can take the directory listing as granted

    Directory of C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\plugins\XML Tools\libs



  • @Ekopalypse said:

    Are you sure?

    Yes, of course. Local installations of Notepad++ (created by installer) since v7.6.3 store plugins in

    • %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\plugins\<Plugin name> (32 bit OS)
    • %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\<Plugin name> (64 bit OS, 32 bit Npp)
    • %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\plugins\<Plugin name> (64 bit OS, 64 bit Npp)


  • @dinkumoil said:

    The plugin directory is namd XML Tools (note the space character between them) but it should be XMLTools (exactly like the plugin DLL name without the .dll extension).

    I think this was it! I actually ended up resolving the issue by disconnecting from the work VPN (I was at home) and then the Plugin Admin worked… You are right it installed the plugin in :
    %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\XMLTools\ [NO SPACE] (64 bit OS, 32 bit Npp)

    It would be nice if NPP Plugin Admin would notify the user when it fails to connect to the plugin repository.

    Hopefully this would help others trying to install the plugin manually.

    Thanks for the help!



  • @oryz said:

    It would be nice if NPP Plugin Admin would notify the user when it fails to connect to the plugin repository.

    Yes, you are right. Unfortunately proper error handling of PluginsAdmin and WinGup (the actual updater application) has not been in the scope of @donho yet.



  • Hi,
    I also have XMLTools folder under plugin Folder
    %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\XMLTools\

    Content :
    change.log
    libiconv-2.dll
    libwinpthread-1.dll
    libxml2-2.dll
    libxslt-1.dll
    XMLTooIs.dIl
    zlib1.dll

    When I start NPP I see “XML Tools” under Plugins but behind i got entry “How to install”
    *
    *XML Tools
    Unable to load IibXML and/or IibXSLT.

    Please install extern DLLs into NPP root directory
    (same directory than Notepad++.exe) or in
    ‘%appdata%\Notepad++’ folder and restart NPP.

    These libraries are available in the sublolder
    “ext_libs” of xmltools zip archive.*
    *
    I put the dlls also on %appdata%\Notepad++ and C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++
    Can someone help me please!



  • @Tokira67

    If you use Notepad++ v7.5.9 or older, all the companion DLL files have to be stored under %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++.

    If you use Notepad++ v7.6.3 or newer, all the companion DLL files have to be stored under %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\XMLTools\libs.



  • Running Notepad++ v7.7.1 (64-bit) I used the plugin manager to download the Xml Tools and the full menu comes up but the Tag auto-close fails to work. I have tried numerous of the ‘fixes’ to no avail.



  • @Lyle-Anderson

    looks like it suffers from the same issues other 64bit plugins do, namely, using
    the outdated notification structure.
    Fastest workaround, use a 32bit npp together with xml tools.
    (Portable aka zipped version can run together with an installed version)
    Report an issue here.


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