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4.4.1 Plugin Creator
We're going to look at how to create IDV plugins.
  1. Bring up the Plugin Creator with the Tools→Plugin Creator menu.
  2. Add in all of the resources you've created.
  3. Add some items to the menu bar
  4. Go to the Excludes and select a number of system resources to exclude. e.g., Color Tables, Station Models, etc.
  5. View the Properties tab, scroll down and change IDV Title to something else.
  6. Enter myplugin.jar in the file browser and click on Write Plugin.
  7. Let's see the results.
  8. Let's create another plugin that is something that might be used in a classroom setting

 


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