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How To Install a 3rd Party Plugin In the Revolution IDE

This lesson will show you how to install a plugin. Plugins are installed in the plugins folder of your Revolution User Extensions folder.

Locate The User Extensions Folder

Locate The User Extensions Folder

In the Files & Memory preferences pane you can find the full path to the User Extensions folder. Open this folder in your system file browser.

Add Plugin to Plugins Folder

Add Plugin to Plugins Folder

In the User Extensions folder (1) you will find (or you need to create) a plugins folder (2). Place the plugin stack in this folder (3) and then launch Revolution.

Access Plugin From the Development Menu

Access Plugin From the Development Menu

Once you launch Revolution you can access your plugin from the Development menu.

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Dan Shafer

It might be worth pointing out that one can change that default location of the My LiveCode folder. It may be obvious, but perhaps not to everyone?

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