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 Sec. 32: Window Up Part V: Menu Commands Part VI: Keyboard Shortcuts 

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Many of the commands in this menu use ImageJ’s BrowserLauncher to open a Web page using the user’s default browser. On Linux, BrowserLauncher looks for ‘netscape’, ‘firefox’, ‘konqueror’, ‘mozilla’, ‘opera’, ‘epiphany’ or ‘lynx’ and uses the first one it finds.

33.1ImageJ Website…

Opens the ImageJ home page.

33.2ImageJ News…

Opens the News section of the ImageJ website.

33.3Documentation…

Opens the Documentation section of the ImageJ website.

33.4Installation…

Opens the Installation section of the ImageJ website specifically dedicated to the OS in which ImageJ is running, i.e either Linux, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X or Windows. Worth reading are the sections Known Problems and Troubleshooting.

33.5Mailing List…

Opens the ImageJ Interest Group page on the NIH LISTSERV facility. Here you can search the mailing list archives, post a message to the list, join or leave the list, or update options.

33.6Dev. Resources…

Opens the Developer Resources section of the ImageJ website.

33.7Plugins…

Opens the Plugins page on the ImageJ website, which lists more than 500 ImageJ plugins.

33.8Macros…

Opens the macros directory on the ImageJ website, which contains more than 400 ImageJ macros.

33.9Macro Functions…

Opens the Macro Functions reference page, an indispensable guide to the built-in functions that can be called from the ImageJ macro language.

33.10Update ImageJ…

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Upgrades ImageJ to the latest ij.jar at http://imagej.nih.gov/ij/upgrade/, or downgrades to one of the earlier versions at http://imagej.nih.gov/ij/download/jars/. Select daily build from the drop-down menu and ImageJ will be upgraded to the latest daily build at http://imagej.nih.gov/ij/ij.jar.

33.11Refresh Menus

Use this command to update ImageJ’s menus after adding (or removing) plugins or macros to the plugins folder. Prior to ImageJ 1.44b this command was named ‘Update Menus’.

33.12About Plugins

This submenu displays information about some of the plugins in the ImageJ plugins folder. To be included in this submenu, a plugin must be packaged as a JAR file. There is an example at rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/plugins/jar-demo.html.

33.13About ImageJ…

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Opens an image containing information about the ImageJ version, the author, the website, Java version and memory available. Note that clicking in the Status bar↑ is a quicker way to show this information.
PluginsUtilitiesImageJ Properties…↑
 Sec. 32: Window Up Part V: Menu Commands Part VI: Keyboard Shortcuts