Start QGIS Plugin

Start the Plugin Builder plugin and fill necessary inputs. In the first step, we are going to fill the names for Python classes and module names.


Fig. 5 Initialization of new QGIS Plugin

In the next screen, fill longer description of the plugin.


Fig. 6 Filling longer description text

In the next screen, set visual appearance of the plugin. We will use standard Tool button with dialog.


Fig. 7 Choosing visual representation of new plugin

On the next step, we shell check all the metafiles, the builder will generate for us. We shall leave all checked.


Fig. 8 Picking required metafiles

In the next step you need to fill important URLs. It is good to fill the URLs for later publications.


Fig. 9 Filling required URLs

In the last step, we pick the location of the new created plugin. You can pick any location in your computer.


Fig. 10 Filling required URLs

Final screen shows summary of the new plugin and QGIS environment settings as well as the next required steps.


Fig. 11 Plugin summary

Important informations are:

  1. Location of the new created plugin
  2. Default location of all QGIS plugins
  3. Implementation file is called
  4. GUI modification shall happen in Qt Designer using the fiberplanitconvert_dialog_base.ui file
  5. Next step is to use pb_tool for the plugin managemnt