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 +====== How to install a plugin? ======
  
 +===== I only have the the Java source file =====
 +Copy the *.java file to the ImageJ/​Plugins folder or subfolder.
 +
 +Go to the menu entry **Plugins>​Compile and Run...** and select the Java file you copied.
 +
 +If compiled successfully,​ go to **Help>​Refresh Menus** or (better) restart ImageJ.
 +
 +If the plugin has an underscore "​_"​ in the name, it will appear in the Plugins menu (or submenu).
 +
 +===== I have the *.class file =====
 +
 +Copy the *.class file to the ImageJ/​Plugins folder or subfolder.
 +
 +Go to **Help>​Refresh Menus** or (better) restart ImageJ.
 +
 +If the plugin has an underscore "​_"​ in the name, it will appear in the Plugins menu (or submenu).
 +
 +
 +===== I have the *.jar file =====
 +Copy the *.jar file to the ImageJ/​Plugins folder
 +
 +Go to **Help>​Refresh Menus** or (better) restart ImageJ.
 +
 +Jar files contain a plugin.config file that can specify where in the menu the entry will appear.
 +
 +Jar files are zip compressed files, so you can investigate this easily.
 + 
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