Custom Protocol Plugin Extension

This type of plugin allows the developer to work with a custom designed protocol for retrieving and storing files.

It provides the following API:

This type of plugin extension can be usually combined with a Workspace Access Plugin Extension which can add a custom toolbar with custom actions for opening documents from a certain source.

As an alternative, two older plugin extensions can also be used to add a toolbar action for showing a custom URL chooser:

Parent topic: Types of plugin extensions