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All Actions must be derived from the Action base class, and should implement the available and execute methods.


These attributes are read-only.

Name Description
actionType The Action Type
extension If the Action implements an importer or exporter, the file extension the action works with
id The Action class name
label The Action label that appears in the Actions menu


Name Description
action(name) Returns the Action with the given name
activeLayer() Return the active Layer, or None
activeNode() Return the active Node, or None
activeProject() Return the active Project, or None


Action Type

Name Description
Action A normal action that appears in the Actions menu (the default)
ShapeImporter An Action that should appear in the Shape Import menu
ShapeExporter An Action that should appear in the Shape Export menu
Extension An Action that implements core functionality is bound using some other means