Installing Python Script Extensions

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Mike Enoch

02 Dec, 2016 03:26 PM

I've been looking at the process of installing python script extension by running your

Although the extension installs and appears in the Extension Menu it does not appear there if Moneydance is closed and restarted. Is this supposed to happen or am I missing something obvious?

  1. 1 Posted by virantha on 02 Dec, 2016 08:19 PM

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    Hi Mike,

    After digging into this a bit today, I was able to figure out a way to bundle Python extensions into the regular Moneydance Java-based .mxt extensions. This flow I've come up with will install the Python extension permanently like any other Java extension. You do need to be able to build regular java extensions (the sample supplied by Moneydance is really easy to get going)

    The details are in

    Basically, I bundle the Jython standalone .jar into the extension, and instantiate a PythonInterpreter in the entry points to pass-through commands to a Python Extension. It seems to work pretty well so far.

  2. 2 Posted by Mike Enoch on 03 Dec, 2016 03:56 PM

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  3. 3 Posted by Mike Enoch on 03 Dec, 2016 06:11 PM

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