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Renaming a plugin

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jporkkahtc:
Renaming the ZIP file, then attempting to load the plugin results in an error.

#1: "struction" seems like a typo.
#2: Slick could diagnose this and "just work", or provide a better error.
#3: Renaming a plugin with plugin-open and "save" doesn't work.

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SlickEdit Pro
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Plugin zip file 'C:\Users\jporkka\Documents\Slickedit\Macros\user_jporkkahtc.autoFixCols.ver.1.0.zip\user_jporkkahtc.autoFixCols\plugin.xml' has incorrect plugin struction. plugin.xml is missing
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OK   
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Clark:
The problem is that the folder name inside the plugin must match the plugin file name. It's a requirement at the moment. That way the the plugin file can be unzipped and used instead of the zip file. SlickEdit supports zipped and unzipped plugins (a directory) in a very similar way.

We'll fix up the error message.

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