"Dummy Text Generator" plugin for Jetbrains IDEs
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Dummy Text Generator Plugin

Source code of the intellij IDEA “Dummy Text Generator” plugin: http://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin?pr=&pluginId=7216
This is a plugin for the various intellij IDEs, working in IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate and Community Edition,
RubyMine, WebStorm, PhpStorm, PyCharm, PyCharm CE, AppCode, Android Studio and 0xDBE.


The plugin adds a random text generator, capable of creating witty texts in different genres.
Created text can be inserted newly at the caret, or replace a selection.
The dummy text generator is added to the main menu, tools menu and into the generate… popup menu (Alt+Insert)

Used from the editor main menu, text is generated in the previously selected genre.
Used from the Tools menu or Generate popup, the plugin allows to choose from several genres:

  • Culinary Inspirations
  • Esoteric Wisdom
  • Fake Latin (similar to “Lorem Ipsum” blindtext)
  • Pirate Lingo
  • Science Fiction

When replacing a multi-lined selection of text, the generated dummy text maintains the amount of lines.
When replacing a selection of text within a single line, the amount of words is roughly being maintained.
When the replaced text selection consists fully of lower-cased or capital letters or begins with a capital letter,
that previous casing is maintained. Furthermore, the presence or absence of a trailing punctuation mark of a
replaced text selection is being maintained.

Third Party Resources

The icons used in this plugin have been altered in colors, they originate from the following iconsets:

Freecns Cumulus by Yannick Lung – bubble, library
Icomoon – http://keyamoon.com/ – rocket
iconsimple (freebies) by pixan – yingyang
Miu by LinhPham.me – Pizza
WPZOOMhttp://www.wpzoom.com – skull


Read full changelog: https://github.com/kstenschke/dummytext-plugin/blob/master/CHANGELOG.textile


Copyright 2013-2018 Kay Stenschke

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”);
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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