The Extension Builder is an interface for building extensions and editing extension metadata. It can be opened from the menu Python > Extension Builder.


title description
Plugin Name The name of the extension
Plugin Icon An icon for the extension. (optional)
Version The extension’s version number.
Developer Name of the developer.
Developer’s URL Site URL of the developer.
HTML help root Root folder where the HTML help can be found. An index.html file is required.
Resources root Root folder where all the resources can be found. Resources are all necessary files except Python files.
Script Root

Root folder where all the necessary Python files can be found.

Launch during start up
A bool indicating that a script should be executed during RoboFont start up. Use the list to select the script.
Add Script to main menu
Select which scripts should be added to the Extensions menu item. Additionally, a name and shortcut can be set for each Python file in the script root.
Requires RoboFont The minimum required version of RoboFont.
License The full license text for the extension.
Requirements A list of extensions which are required for the current extension to work.
Expiration date The extension’s expiration date. new in RoboFont 3.3b


title description
Build Build the extension in a given folder.
Import Import data from an existing extension.
Clear Empty all fields in the Extension Builder.
Last edited on 01/09/2021