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FileType plug-ins that load or save multiple documents?


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Does there currently exist, or are there plans to have, any sort of interface that allows for the development of a file-type plugin that can load or save multiple documents at once? I could sure use this for my icon loading/saving plugin :)

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The FileType class gives you a Stream because it expects you to use only that for saving/loading.

What you need for icon saving/loading is the ability to open multiple workspaces associated with the same filename and save command, and to be able to group them together (logically and visually). Paint.NET just isn't made for that.

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