Starting and Stopping a Blocks Project in VEXcode VR

Starting and stopping a project in VEXcode VR will control when your VR Robot moves in its virtual Playground.

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How to Start a Project

From the Toolbar

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To start a project, select the “Start” button. The Playground window will open automatically if it is not already open.

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Once the “Start” button is pressed, the project will run and the VR Robot will perform the programmed actions in the Playground. The “Start” button will remain grayed out while the project is running. The project must be stopped before it can be run again.

From the Playground Window

Playground toolbar

To start a project from the Playground window, first ensure that the Playground window is open. To open the Playground window, select the Playground button in the Toolbar.

Start button

Then, select the Start button. Once the Start button is pressed, the project will run and the VR Robot will perform the programmed actions in the Playground.

Stop button

The Start button will be replaced with the Stop button while the project is running. The project must be stopped before it can be run again.


How to Stop a Project

From the Toolbar

Stop button

To stop a project from the Toolbar, select the “Stop” button.

From the Playground Window

Stop button

To stop a project from the Playground Window, select the Stop button.

stop reset

You can also stop the project by pressing the "Reset" button inside of the Playground window.

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Notice that the "Start" button will return to white once the project has been stopped.

Start button

The Start button will also return in the Playground window.


How to Start a Project Again

From where you left off

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To continue running your robot from where it last left off, use the “Start” button again from the Toolbar, while leaving the Playground window open.

Start button

Or, use the Start button again from the Playground window.

From the beginning

Close reset

To start your robot back at the beginning, select the “Reset” button in the Playground window or “Close” the Playground window.