On 02/29/2012 01:24 AM, Darrell Anderson wrote: >> Does KWrite support Kate plugins? A quick check shows yes. >> Perhaps solving your request is as simple as enabling the >> plugin in KWrite. > > Apparently there are two types of plugins: > > * katepart plugins > * kate plugins > > The plugins available to kwrite are katepart plugins. The textfilter plugin, which allows sorting, is a kate plugin and not a katepart plugin. > > But you must be using a different plugin because even after I figured out how to get the textfilter plugin enabled, I still don't have a Sort item in the menu. I have to select the text I want to sort, select Filter Text from the Tools menu, a dialog appears, I have to type "sort" and then the text sorts. > > Would you look at your plugin list to see whether you can discern which plugins adds the menu item? > > By the way, I don't know whether the sort plugin you are using is a katepart or kate plugin. > > Darrell > You are correct Sir! There are two types of plugins. And... I always wondered what the difference between ~/.kde/share/apps/kate and ~/.kde/share/apps/katepart was :) These look like kate plugins: http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/kate-plugins.jpg These look like katepart plugins: http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/katepart-plugins.jpg -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.