Converting a Blocks Project to Text in VEXcode VR

A VEXcode VR blocks project can easily be converted to a text project.

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How to Convert a Blocks Project to Text

starting blocks

Once you have a blocks project created in VEXcode VR, the project can be converted into a text project.

Code viewer

Open the Code Viewer by selecting the icon in the top right next to the Devices icon.

Code viewer window open

The Code Viewer shows the text version of the blocks project in the workspace.

Convert to text

Once you are ready to convert the blocks project to a text project, select the “Convert to Text Project” button in the bottom right of the Code Viewer.

Prompt to save

If you have not yet saved your blocks project, a prompt will appear asking if you would like to save your project. Select save to save your project as a .vrblocks file.

For more information about saving a project, see these articles on Loading and Saving a VEXcode VR project (Windows, macOS, Chromebook, iPad, Android).

text workspace

Once the blocks project is saved, the text workspace will appear with your converted project.

converted text project

Once the project is converted, you can continue working on your text project or run the project.

Make sure to save your converted text project. For more information about saving a text project, see these Knowledge Base articles on Loading and Saving a VEXcode VR project (Windows, macOS, Chromebook, iPad, Android).