Manage Extensions

Restriction: Ribbon, menus, and toolbars are hidden when an extension is unloaded. To perform a complete internal cleanup, restart HyperWorks. The newly introduced customized file menus are not unloaded in 2022.2.
  1. From the menu bar, click File and select Extensions from the file menu.
    The Extension Manager dialog opens.
  2. In the Extension Manager dialog, register and load an extension.
    1. Click Add Extension.
    2. Browse and select the directory with the desired extension.
      Important: The directory must contain the extension.xml file which defines the structure of the extension.
    3. To load the extension, enable the slider.

      Figure 1. Extension Manager with Loaded Extensions
  3. To unload an extension, disable the slider in the Extension Manager dialog.
  4. To unregister an extension, select the desired extension and click Remove in the Extension Manager dialog.
  5. To see the Extension detailed view containing more information about the extension, double-click on the desired extension.
    The detailed view shows the location of the Extension and provides access to additional help in the Description area, if the extension provides it:

    Figure 2. Extension Detailed View