Using Help in VEXcode Pro V5

Help inside of VEXcode Pro V5 can provide users with an explanation of how to use a command in their project.

Opening the Help Window

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Click on the Help icon to open the Help window. The Help icon is the question mark icon at the top right of VEXcode Pro V5.

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An empty Help window will appear by default.

Getting Help for a Command

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In order to see the help, right-click on the command. For example: Drivetrain.drive(forward);

In this example, Drivetrain is the Device name, drive is the Command name, and the information in the parenthesis are the Parameters.

Right-click on a command name in your project and select “Command Help” to learn more about how to use the command. Information about that command will appear in the Help window.

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If multiple devices share the same command name, you will get a request to select the device you want help with. You can select a device by clicking on the name of the command from the list provided.

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If no command help could be found, take a look at our “Advanced Help” tab. You can access “Advanced Help” by clicking on “Tools” on the top menu.

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Then select “Open Advanced Help (In Browser)”.

Accessing the Command Reference

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The Command Reference contains a list of commands available for each device configured inside of your project.

Closing the Help Window

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Click the Help button in the toolbar again to close the Help window.