[ImageJ-devel] ImageJ netbeans plugin development...

Johannes Schindelin Johannes.Schindelin at gmx.de
Fri Jan 4 10:34:35 CST 2013

Hi Chris,

On Fri, 4 Jan 2013, Chris wrote:

> > On Thu, 3 Jan 2013, Chris wrote:
> > 
> >> I have an existing NetBeans project which I would like to change to a
> >> Maven project.  I must be missing something, but your webpage does a
> >> good job of explaining what a Maven project is, but not how to begin
> >> creating one.  I notice in NetBeans that your example project has the
> >> project name
> >> 
> >> plugins/Process_Pixels.jar
> >> 
> >> which of course is not a valid name for a NetBeans project, but the
> >> project icon includes a small "m" presumably for a Maven project.  So
> >> how do I begin to create such a project?  Thanks, and sorry for the
> >> complete ignorance.  
> > 
> > The easiest way to start a new Maven project is to copy and modify
> > minimal-ij1-project. The license encourages this explicitly.
> OK.  I think I can figure most of that out, but how do I change the
> project name?  Your project name is 
> plugins/Process_Pixels.jar
> and I would like to name it something else, say, My_Project.  Shouldn't
> it be 
> plugins/My_Project.jar
> to match your configuration?  How do I do that?

You need to edit the pom.xml file directly. There you will find quite
intuitive tag names (if you ever have written HTML manually, it is even
more intuitive) and the verbatim string "plugins/Process_Pixels.jar". In
general, all the metadata about the project is stored in the pom.xml.


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