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-Effort to convert the Delphi demo plugin/template plugin for Notepad++ to Lazarus.
+Welcome, future developer of Notepad++ plugins (in Lazarus)!
+
+We present a port of the Delphi demo plugin/template plugin for Notepad++ to Lazarus.
 
 Started with Delphi Unicode plugin from 
 http://sourceforge.net/projects/npp-plugins/files/DelphiPluginTemplate/DelphiPluginTemplate%201.0/
 
 Compiles with Lazarus 1.1 (SVN), FPC 2.6.1 (SVN) and FPC 2.7.1 x86.
 August 2012
-Ludo Brands & Reinier Olislagers
+Ludo Brands & Reinier Olislagers
+
+Readme from the original Delphi version:
+
+Welcome, future developer of Notepad++ plugins (in Delphi)!
+
+This is a base framework that will help you create Notepad++ plugins.
+The framework itself it stored in the 'lib' subdirectory, you mostly have to
+worry about the stuff that is in the root directory. Most of the DLL
+initialization has been moved to framework files, so you don't even have to
+bother with this. The thing you need to do is:
+ - Create a new project
+ - Add all framework files to the project
+ - In your project file add {$Include 'lib\NppPluginInclude.pas'} and inside begin end. add DllProc := @DLLEntryPoint; DLLEntryPoint(DLL_PROCESS_ATTACH);
+ - Create a new unit that will extend NppPlugin class
+ - In the interface of your plugin unit create a variable Npp of your plugin class (ex: var Npp: THelloWorldPlugin;).
+ - At the end of that unit add initialization Npp := TYourExcelentPlugin.Create;
+ - You can use TNppForm and TNppDockingForm as base for your forms. Remember to use the correct constructor!
+ - Create your windows when the are requested by the user via one of the func calls. Notepad++ will also use this when it starts up.
+ - Never create windows in the costructor or before setInfo is called.
+Other stuff that might be interesting to extend in your plugin:
+ - BeNotified (NPPN_TB_MODIFICATION - extend DoNppnToolbarModification, NPPN_SHUTDOWN - extend DoNppnShutdown ...)
+ - MessageProc (WM_CREATE...)
+Notes:
+ - I'd like to make this plugin more in a way that real Delphi stuff is made (usage of ObjectInpector, not creating new constructors...) but that would require me to make an installable component. I hate this. If anyone wants to make this for me...
+ 
+Any suggestions or questions: zobo@users.sf.net
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