Grid Overlay

Author: Wayne Rasband (wsr at
History: 2003/07/11: First version
2007/07/26: Uses ImageCanvas.setDisplayList()
2010/05/20: Uses ImagePlus.setOverlay()
2016/05/11: Macro compatible
Installation: Download to the plugins folder and run using Plugins>Compile and Run.
Description: This plugin demonstrates how to add a non-destructive graphic overlay (a line grid) to an image or stack.

The Show_Colour_Overlay plugin plugin demonstrates how to display objects that differ in color and line width in a graphic overlay.

The previous version (, which extends ImageCanvas and overrides its paint() method, is also available

See Also: Grid plugin
Concentric Circles plugin
Grid Overlay macro

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