Opening a VEXcode V5 Blocks Project on Windows

When working in VEXcode V5, there are several ways to open a project on a Windows device.

The following article will cover:

  • Open an Existing Project
  • Open a Recent Project
  • Open an Example Project

Open an Existing Project

Select ‘File’ in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Open’ in the drop down menu.

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Your device’s File Menu will open. Select ‘Downloads’ or the location where you saved your file. Then, select the desired project file.

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Select ‘Open.’

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Your project will open in VEXcode V5.

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Open a Recent Project

You can also open a project that has been saved recently by selecting the ‘Open Recent’ option. When selected, a menu with recently saved projects will open.

Select ‘File’ in the Toolbar.

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Select the expand menu of ‘Open Recent.’

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Select the project to open.

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Note: Blocks projects will have a .v5blocks extension.


Open an Example Project

Select ‘File’ in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Open Examples’ in the drop down menu.

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Select a Template or an Example Project.

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Note: Templates and Example Projects are used for the following.

  • Templates configure the motors and sensors on your robot for the project.
  • Example projects are premade projects that are ready to download and run.

This project features the Clawbot (Drivetrain 2-motor, No Gyro) Template.

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Once selected, the Template or Example Project will open.

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