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Image Processing with ImageJ - Second Edition by Javier Pascau, José María Mateos Pérez, Jurjen Broeke

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Chapter 6. Developing Macros in ImageJ

In this chapter, we will take a look at ways to automate our image processing to allow for faster and more efficient processing. The processing we did earlier was adequate, but time consuming. When dealing with very large stacks or time series, or with many individual files, the processing we performed was good but inefficient. We will look at macros in ImageJ and understand how they will help us with the processing. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Recording and running macros
  • Modifying macros
  • User input in macros
  • Progress in macros
  • Running macros in batch mode
  • Installing macros

Recording macros

Macros are sets of commands that allow you to perform a series of tasks on a single image or multiple ...

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