The XML file

The purpose of the XML file is to describe the contents of a notebook window, giving each page a purpose and some widgets.

I'll try to talk about each aspect of the xml file but you should really read current plug-ins.

The tags

<pages> ... </pages>: everything is enclosed in this tag

<page label="XXXX" type="YYYY"> ... </page>: enclosed in <pages> </pages>, those tags describe one page with a label 'XXXX' of type 'YYYY'.

The following types are possible:

Once again: refer to the existing plug-ins (and to gaby source code) for examples and explanations. (or send me a mail)