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Inline Hyperlinks by Daniel Stelzer

Version 3/160726

Provides a simple, HTML-inspired syntax for adding hyperlinks within say phrases. No manual management of hyperlinks required. Requires Text Capture by Eric Eve. Works seamlessly with, but does not require, Flexible Windows.

Conversation Builder by Chris Conley

Version 3/170420 for Inform 7 6M62

An interactive question-and-answer system for building conversations.

Disambiguation Control by Jon Ingold

Version 10/170416 for Inform 7 6M62, 6L38, 6L02

Allows finer control over the disambiguation process used by Inform to decide what the player was referring to. Less guesswork, more questions asking for more input. Also removes the multiple-object-rejection in favour of asking for more information.

Basic Help Menu by Wade Clarke

Version 4/160126 for Inform 7 6M62

Adds a HELP command to your Glulx or Z-Code project for Inform 6M62 or later which brings up a menu giving some standard instructions about IF. This is a tech and content update of Emily Short's Basic Help Menu extension made for compatibility with Wade Clarke's Menus. Requires Menus by Wade Clarke (version 5 or greater) to run.

Menus by Wade Clarke

Version 5/160126 for Inform 7 6M62

Lets you include a menu system of help, hints and/or other information in your Glulx or Z-Code project for Inform 6M62 or later. This upgrade of Emily Short's classic Menus extension features user-friendly single keypress controls, a more sophisticated UI, compatibility with screen readers and portable devices, an optional book mode with automatic pagination, and isolated message content to make translations easier. Classic Menus tables can be reformatted for this extension with a little work.

Rapid Prototyping by B David Paulsen

Version 1/160925 for Inform 7 6M62

A way to create and extend a game world on the fly during testing via a REPL idiom.

Common Commands Sidebar by Alice Grove

Version 2/161024 for Inform 7 6M62, 6L38, 6L02

Displays a list of common parser commands in a sidebar as a reference for novice players. Includes actions to turn the sidebar off and on. Story author can tailor the command list and the appearance of the sidebar, or just plug and play. For version 6L or 6M of Inform 7.

Simple Spelling by Alice Grove

Version 2/160807 for Inform 7 6M62, 6L38, 6L02

Simple Spelling aims to make stories more screen-reader-friendly by allowing players to request the spelling of any visible thing. This extension adds two actions: 'listing visible items for spelling' and 'spelling the numbered word.'

Simple Graphical Window by Emily Short

Version 10/161003 for Inform 7 6M62

Provides a graphics window in one part of the screen, in which the author can place images; with provision for scaling, tiling, or centering images automatically, as well as setting a background color. Glulx only.

Flexible Windows by Jon Ingold

Version 15/170131 for Inform 7 6M62

Exposes the Glk windows system so authors can completely control the creation and use of windows