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Addons missing

There appear to be AddOns missing from the Wiki‎ User:Bamaustin(talk 23:31, 11 November 2019)

Just spotted this list! I made my own along with other Gramps related stuff see my user page for links to the two subpages. --Gioto (talk) 06:41, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Not listed

The items that follow are listed in https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gramps-project/addons/master/gramps51

Type Image Name Version Gramps Description Download
Exporter JSON Export JSON Export 1.0.16 5.1 This is a JSON export JSON.addon.tgz
Exporter Prolog Export Prolog Export 1.0.12 5.1 Exports data into a Prolog fact format. Data is in Unicode (utf-8) ExportProlog.addon.tgz
Gramplet Edit Image Exif Metadata Edit Image Exif Metadata 2.0.4 5.1 Gramplet to view, edit, and save image Exif metadata EditExifMetadata.addon.tgz
Gramplet Extended Family Attributes Extended Family Attributes 1.0.27 5.1 Gramplet showing the attributes of a family ExtendedAttributes.addon.tgz
Gramplet Extended Person Attributes Extended Person Attributes 1.0.27 5.1 Gramplet showing the attributes of a person ExtendedAttributes.addon.tgz
Gramplet Family Overview Family Overview 1.0.12 5.1 Gramplet showing an overview of events for a family Overview.addon.tgz
Gramplet Person Overview Person Overview 1.0.12 5.1 Gramplet showing an overview of events for a person Overview.addon.tgz
Importer JSON Import JSON Import 1.0.16 5.1 This is a JSON import JSON.addon.tgz
Plugin lib RestoreHist Restart where you were last working 0.0.12 5.1 This addon causes Gramps to restart on the same view and object where Gramps was previously closed. It adds no new menus or Gramplets, but allows the last six objects visited to be found via the \'Go\' menu. RestoreHist.addon.tgz
Quickreport biographyquickview Biography 1.0.7 5.1 Display a text biography BiographyQuickview.addon.tgz
Report AncestorFill AncestorFill 1.0.13 5.1 Report on the filling of the tree AncestorFill.addon.tgz
Report det_descendant_report_i Detailed Descendant Report With All Images 1.0.6 5.1 Produces a detailed descendant report with all images and optional todo list. DetDescendantReport-images.addon.tgz
Rule HasFamilyEventRole Families with events with a selected role 0.0.2 5.1 Matches families with an event with a selected role FilterRules.addon.tgz
Rule HasPersonEventRole People with events with a selected role 0.0.2 5.1 Matches people with an event with a selected role FilterRules.addon.tgz
Rule HasSourceParameter Source matching parameters 0.0.2 5.1 Matches Sources with values containing the chosen parameters FilterRules.addon.tgz
Tool associationstool Check Associations data 1.1.5 5.1 Will check the data on Association for people. AssociationsTool.addon.tgz

=Listed in git but not wiki

The items that follow are listed in the GIT library but not in the Wiki

https://github.com/gramps-project/addons/tree/master/gramps51/download


Description Download
CheckPlaceTitles.addon.tgz
DetId.addon.tgz
FaceDetection.addon.tgz
Gramplet to get places from the GOV database GetGOV_GEPS045.addon.tgz
lxml.addon.tgz
PhpGedView.addon.tgz
Place Cleanup Gramplet assists in merging places, as well as completing places from the GeoNames web database PlaceCleanup_GEPS045.addon.tgz
Query.addon.tgz
RebuildTypes.addon.tgz
RelID.addon.tgz
SourceIndex.addon.tgz
SourceReferences.addon.tgz Display references for a Source
SurnameMappingGramplet.addon.tgz
WordleGramplet.addon.tgz

Bare urls - let's hide them?

Do we really need a column that shows the name of the download that possibly infrequently used (do we have statistics?) or can we just show a download icon? I'll just point you to this Wikipedia:Bare_URLs for reasons. --Gioto (talk) 06:41, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

The download column is often useful because of the collaborative nature of Gramps. People tweaking Gramplets often need to get code snippets when building their own experiments or to restore original code when a tweak goes astray. (Removing & restoring via Plugin Manager is a more radical step.)
Since the name of the add-on and the code need not bear resemblance to one another, it is easier to find the right example code from here than surfing the User plugins folder or GitHub.
GitHub might be the most appropriate tool for programmers managing code but setting up a Forking environment has an intimidating learning curve. This lets people dip a toe in coding instead of throwing them in the deep end.
Bamaustin (talk) 07:25, 17 June 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for the response, understood keep the column; the next part of my question is that instead of showing an unfriendly bare URL to users lets hide the link behind an icon. If no one opposes that's what I'll do. --Gioto (talk) 23:27, 17 June 2020 (UTC)
That should be ok, but consider that a user seeing the download icon may just do that and wonder what to do next, the icon should also not have a word on it due to translations so maybe a download icon that has an arrow pointing down in black and white? The bare url in this case discourages non technical people for downloading manually I believe. Thanks for the improvements you've both made. --Sam888 (talk) 00:13, 18 June 2020 (UTC)
Right, didn't think about that, I'll test icon on this page if I find a suitable one that's not appealing to normal user how about a cogwheel or construction symbol? --Gioto (talk) 03:15, 18 June 2020 (UTC)