How to to ell if a stack is loaded as a plugin

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Jun 2 15:36:33 EDT 2011

Todd Geist wrote:
> I am looking for a good way to determine an open stack is a plugin.  Right
> now I am just checking to see if the folder the Stack is in is called
> plugin.  This sort of works, but If a stack happens to be in a folder that
> is named plugins, but I opened normally (ie not through the plugin menu)
>  then this test would be wrong.
> In fact I think any test based on the directory wouldn't be so good.  There
> would always be the chance that you opened through the file browser.
> Is there a function that returns the list of plugins currently opened?

A plugin is just a stack that can be conveniently opened by placing it 
in the Plugins folder.

If you take it out of the folder, that distinction is lost.

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