Adding Tools to HIPE

Tools are processing units that operate on specific data elements. The well-known Tasks are examples of tools within HIPE. This section explains:

  • how you can make HIPE aware of an existing Task,
  • how your task can react better on an active data element,
  • the default task dialog and how you implement and contribute a dedicated the input dialog for your task,
  • how you can implement and contribute a specific parameter editor

Task Registry

Task factory,, categories,..._

Prime input validation

Writing a validator for the contents of your prime data input

Task Input Dialog

Default dialog, drag-and-drop features, dedicated dialogs

Parameter Modifiers

Default modifiers, specialized modifiers

Task compliance

Name of the task, validator, user documentation

-- JorgoBakker - 21 Dec 2007

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Topic revision: r1 - 2007-12-21 - JorgoBakker
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