12.7. The Procedure Browser

The Procedure Browser command displays the procedures in the PDB, the Procedure Database. These procedures are functions which are called by the scripts or plug-ins.

12.7.1. Activating the Command

  • You can access this command from the image menubar through HelpProcedure Browser

12.7.2.  Description of the Procedure Browser dialog window

Figure 15.213.  The Procedure Browser dialog window

The Procedure Browser dialog window

The figure above shows the Procedure Browser dialog window. If you click on an item in the scrolled list on the left, information about it is displayed on the right. You can also search for a specific procedure by querying the procedural database with a regular expression on Search: text box:

by name

Shows a list of procedures which have code names that contain the part of name you entered.

by description

Shows a list of procedures which have blurbs that contain the word you entered.

by help

Shows a list of procedures which have additional information text that contain the word you entered.

by author

Shows a list of procedures which created by the author which has the part of name you entered.

by copyright

Shows a list of procedures which copyright are hold by someone that have the part of name you entered.

by date

Shows a list of procedures which have date of year that match the year you entered.

[Note] Note

This query is processed with text but not date value, so you cannot find some procedure entries even if their date contains the year you entered. For example, a procedure dated 2000-2005 does not match if you search procedures with 2001, but it matches with 2000 or 2005.

by type

Shows a list of procedures which have a one of four types: Internal GIMP procedure, GIMP Plug-In , GIMP Extension, or Temporary Procedure.