Dummy Text Generator

Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA PhpStorm WebStorm PyCharm RubyMine AppCode CLion GoLand DataGrip Rider MPS Android Studio
Sep 17, 2018
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The plugin adds a random text generator, capable of creating witty texts in different genres. Created text can be inserted newly at the caret, or replace a selection.
The dummy text generator is added to the main menu, tools menu and into the generate... popup (Alt+Insert).

Used from the main menu, text is generated in the previously selected genre.
Used from the Tools menu or Generate popup, the plugin allows to choose from several genres::
  • Culinary Inspirations
  • Esoteric Wisdom
  • Fake Latin (similar to "Lorem Ipsum" blindtext)
  • Pirate Lingo
  • Science Fiction

When replacing a multi-lined selection of text, the generated dummy text maintains the amount of lines. When replacing a selection of text within a single line, the amount of words is roughly being maintained.
When the replaced text selection consists fully of lower-cased or capital letters or begins with a capital letter, that previous casing is maintained. Furthermore, the presence or absence of a trailing punctuation mark of a replaced text selection is being maintained.

Please note: This plugin is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.

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Recent change notes

  • 1.1.0
    • Adapted icons to latest IDE flat theme dark/light colors
    • Added dummy text genre popup into generate menu
    • Code cleanup and modernization
  • 1.0.12
    • Added preservation of leading and trailing quotation letters (‘, “, ', ")
    • Improved preservation of trailing punctuation (., ,, :, ;, ?, !, ¡, ¿)
  • 1.0.11
    • Exchanged icons with retina / darcula theme compatible ones
    • Extended cookery vocabulary
...Read full changelog on github