Well, we have a "quit" signal already. Maybe you can patch the "start"
signal in and add a small plugin that allows you to hook up scripts to
those signals ?

-- Jaap



On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 9:08 PM, Udo Weik <weikeng...@aol.com> wrote:

> Hello Jaap,
>
> I always forget to mention that I'm using Windows 7 Professional, 64 Bit
> SP1, sorry!
>
>  So to make it concrete, if I understand correctly:
>> 1/ at startup: set environment parameters for locale settings
>> 2/ at shutdown: trigger backup copy commands
>>
>> For 1/ I would suggest either setting them permanently in your
>> environment (are you on linux,
>> windows, ... ?) so you don't have to do it per application. If for some
>> reason you need to do
>> it on run time, you should do it with a bash or bat file and set the
>> environment before start-
>> ing zim. Reason is that once locale is initialized it is hard to change
>> it on runtime.
>>
>
> I must change localization settings in Python itself - for the templates
> like the language for
> calendar date (e. g. names of the days/months) and the date/time format
> itself (order of
> day/month/year, delimiter and so on).
>
>  For 2/ I would suggest you define a "custom tool", that way you can have
>> a back up button in the
>> toolbar and click it before closing down.  If you really want it on
>> shutdown, you would write a
>> small plugin that connects to the exit signal of the application. See
>> e.g. the versioncontrol
>> plugins for an example, they do the same.
>>
>
> Yep, that would work - same idea. But an automatism would be great. As I
> stated first:
> Startup- and shutdown-code!
>
>
> Many thanks and greetings
> Udo
>
>
>  On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Udo Weik <weikeng...@aol.com <mailto:
>> weikeng...@aol.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hello Jaap,
>>
>>         Sorry, but I don't understand the question. Maybe you can be more
>> specific what you want to do ?
>>
>>
>>     mmh, what else can I write?
>>     I want to add some custom code during
>>     - the start of ZIM, e. g. localization settings for the templates
>> (language for date, date/time format)
>>     - before ZIM is quit, e. g. for a backup of the notebooks (copy from
>> server to the local PC)
>>
>>
>>     Many thanks and greetings
>>     Udo
>>
>>
>>         On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 8:03 PM, Udo Weik <weikeng...@aol.com
>> <mailto:weikeng...@aol.com> <mailto:weikeng...@aol.com <mailto:
>> weikeng...@aol.com>>> wrote:
>>
>>              Hello,
>>
>>              where/how can I use startup- and shutdown-code. After Zim is
>> started, I want
>>              to change some localization settings (as startup-code) and
>> before exiting Zim
>>              I want to save my notebooks (shutdown-code).
>>
>>
>>              Many thanks and greetings
>>              Udo
>>
>
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