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GEPS 004: My Gramps and Gadgets

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Proposed changes for enhancing GRAMPS by adding a new GUI API that allows data to be displayed on the screen, with graphical objects such as tables, buttons, text entry, links, etc. {{GEPS-Finished}}{{man menu|'''This would effectively be able to turn a user plugin into an interface for moving, say, the active person in the main window, or, possibly, for user-defined data entry. Most of this proposal has now been implemented, and is now experimentally in GRAMPS 3.0 1 as the Gramplets.View'''}}
Proposed changes for enhancing GRAMPS by adding a new GUI API that allows data to be displayed on the screen, with graphical objects such as tables, buttons, text entry, links, etc. This would effectively be able to turn a user plugin into an interface for moving, say, the active person in the main window, or, possibly, for user-defined data entry. . See [[Category:GEPSGramplets]]for development information, [[Gramps 3.1 Wiki Manual - Gramplets]] for information on using them, and [[Third-party Plugins]] for a list of additional Gramplets.
== Motivation ==
# main- run once per db change, main process (a generator-must use yield at least once. '''yield True''' means true that there is more; '''yield False''' means all done)
There are methods for saving/loading data, and interacting with the gui. More For more details to come.., see [[Gramplets]].
== Discussion ==
 
This type of proposal is discussed on these threads:
 http*[https://wwwsourceforge.nabble.comnet/p/gramps/mailman/message/11260058/(Gramps-devel) A-ScreenDoc-idea] -t847639From: Douglas S.htmlBlank - 2006-01-04 05:23:59http*[https://wwwsourceforge.nabble.comnet/p/gramps/mailman/message/13424604/Re:(Gramps-devel) Interactive-Quick-Reports-(was-Notes-in-V3.0)] -p12735768From: Douglas S.htmlBlank - 2007-09-17 13:25:09 http*[https://wwwsourceforge.nabble.comnet/p/gramps/mailman/message/13424789/(Gramps-devel) QuickReportsand TextBufDoc?] -andFrom: Douglas S. Blank -TextBufDoc2007-09-tf4537797.html29 02:11:04 http*[https://wwwsourceforge.nabble.comnet/p/gramps/mailman/message/13424880/(Gramps-devel) Report-Interface] -tf4559738From: Douglas S.htmlBlank - 2007-10-03 04:10:27
There is also a Feature Request to remind us:
*{{bug|1291}} Interactive Context Sensitive Data Explorers
http[[Category://bugs.gramps-project.org/view.php?id=1291GEPS|M]]
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