Save a Python Project on Chromebook - Open and Save Python Projects

When working in VEXcode V5, it is important to understand how to save a project on a Chromebook.

The article will cover:

  • How to Save a Python Project in VEXcode V5 (Chromebook)
  • Using ‘Save’
  • Using ‘Save As’

How to Save a Python Project in VEXcode V5 (Chromebook)

Using ‘Save’

Saving VEXcode V5 Python projects is easy. First, select the project name window.


A Save dialog window will open.


Name your project by typing in your device's Save dialog window.


Notice the .v5python file extension after the file name. All VEXcode V5 Python files will have this file extension.

Select the destination, such as the Downloads folder.


Then select ‘Save.’


The file will save to the chosen destination on your device. All VEXcode V5 Python projects are recognizable by their .v5python extension.

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The updated project name will be visible in the project name window.

Drive forward

Once a project is saved, VEXcode V5 will automatically save all changes in a project.


Note: Whenever there is an unsaved project VEXcode V5 will prompt users to save their work if the user attempts to:

  • Close VEXcode V5
  • Create a new project
  • Open another project

Using ‘Save As’

You can also use the ‘Save As’ option from the File menu to make a copy of a project under a different name or in a different location.