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    44= Preferences > Plugins =
    5 [[JOSMImage(preferences/plugin,48,link=,middle,margin-right=20,margin-bottom=10)]] Configure available plugins.\\
     5[[JOSMImage(preferences/plugin,48,link=,middle,margin-right=20,margin-bottom=10)]] **Configure available plugins.** \\
    66This register of the Preferences dialog has two tabs to [#Plugins install plugins] and to configure the policy [#PluginUpdatePolicy automatic updates].
    77
     
    1010It is common that users install some plugins.
    1111
    12 == Plugins == #Plugins
    13 
    14 {{{#!comment
    15 Do we need the section below?
    16 We already are in the appropriate subsection of the Preferences dialog!
    17 - Guess not
    18 }}}
    19 
    20 {{{#!comment
    21 === Automatic installation via Preferences menu ===
    22 Common steps:
    23 1. Launch the [[JOSMImage(preference,16,middle,link=)]] **Preferences** dialog.
    24 1. Select the tab [[JOSMImage(preferences/plugin,16,middle,link=)]] **Plugins**.
    25 }}}
    26 
    27 === Installing plugins ===
    28 1. (Optionally) Click on [[JOSMImage(download,20,middle,link=)]] **Download list** to download the list of available plugins (if nothing was shown).
     12== Installing plugins ==#Plugins
     131. (Optionally) Click on [[JOSMImage(download)]] **Download list** to download the list of available plugins (if nothing was shown).
    29141. (Optionally) Use the checkboxes and the Search text field on top to filter the list.
    30151. Tick the checkbox for every plugin you want to install.
     
    4126||  Reload list \\ data from server  ||\
    4227||  Update the selected \\ plugins manually  ||\
    43 ||  Only visible in \\ [wikitr:/Help/ExpertMode Expert access]  ||
     28||  Only visible in \\ [wikitr:/Help/ExpertMode Expert mode]  ||
    4429
    4530Please, install only the plugins you need.
    4631Plugins will probably rise the chance of code errors and some combinations might even not been tested.
    4732As a plugin could be a file from ''Somewhere in the Internet'' keep the security related issues in mind.
    48 
    4933
    5034=== Manual installation ===
     
    5640== Plugin update policy == #PluginUpdatePolicy
    5741=== Updating plugins === #AutomaticUpdate
     42[[Image(automatic-update.png,link=,right,margin-left=10,margin-bottom=10)]]
    5843On start-up, JOSM attempts to update the plugins
     44
    5945* if JOSM itself has been updated since the last plugin update. This is called the **version based update mode**.
    6046* if a certain period of time has elapsed since the last plugin update. This is called the **time based updated mode**.
     
    6248In both cases, JOSM offers to update the currently active plugins and you are advised to run the updates by clicking on **Update plugins**. You may also skip updating, but be warned, that installed plugins could be incompatible with the new JOSM version and that they might either fail to load or fail to work as expected.
    6349
    64 [[Image(automatic-update.png,link=)]]
    65 
    6650Select **Do not ask again and remember my decision** if JOSM should always try the selected action without asking for confirmation. If you select this checkbox, JOSM won't display this dialog anymore.
    6751
    68 [[Image(plugin_update_policy_preferences.png,link=)]]
    69 
     52==== Options ====
     53[[Image(plugin_update_policy_preferences.png,link=,right,,margin-left=20,margin-bottom=10)]]
    7054* Select the radio button **Ask before updating** if JOSM shall ask before updating plugins in version and/or time-based update mode.
    7155* Select the radio button **Always update without asking** if JOSM shall automatically update plugins without asking.
     
    7458The interval in days for the **time based updated mode** can be set below the radio buttons (''default=30'').
    7559
    76 === Manually updating plugins ===
    77 1. Launch the [[JOSMImage(preference,20,middle,link=)]] **Preferences** dialog.
    78 1. Select the tab [[JOSMImage(preferences/plugin,20,middle,link=)]] **Plugins**.
    79 1. Click on [[JOSMImage(download,20,middle,link=)]] **Download list** to download the list of available plugins.
    80 1. Your installed plugins are already selected at the checkboxes
    81 1. Click on [[JOSMImage(dialogs/refresh,20,middle,link=)]] **Update plugins**.
    82 
    83 JOSM will update the selected plugins. You have to restart JOSM to complete the update process.
     60**Note:** There will be not restart required if plugins are updated on start-up.
    8461
    8562
    86 === See also ===
     63=== Manually updating plugins ===
     641. Launch the [[JOSMImage(preference)]] **Preferences** dialog.
     651. Select the tab [[JOSMImage(preferences/plugin,24,middle,link=)]] **Plugins**.
     661. Click on [[JOSMImage(download)]] **Download list** to download the list of available plugins.
     671. Your installed plugins are already selected at the checkboxes
     681. Click on [[JOSMImage(dialogs/refresh)]] **Update plugins**.
     69
     70JOSM will update the selected plugins. You have to [[JOSMImage(restart)]] [wikitr:/Help/Action/Restart restart] JOSM to complete the update process.
     71
     72
     73== See also ==
    8774* [wikitr:/Plugins Plugins for JOSM] as list
    8875* [wikitr:/Help/Plugins Plugin Help]
     
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    9178----
    92 Back to [wikitr:/Help/Action/Preferences Preferences Dialog]\\
    93 Back to [wikitr:/Help/Menu/Edit Edit Menu]\\
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     80Back to [wikitr:/Help/Menu/Edit Edit Menu] \\
    9481Back to [wikitr:/Help Main Help]