Opening a VEXcode IQ C++ Project on macOS

Users can open a project in VEXcode IQ in different ways:

  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Opening a Recent Project
  • Opening an Example

Opening an Existing Project

File menu open

Open an existing project by selecting ‘Open” from the File menu.

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Then, use the macOS interface to navigate and open your existing project.

Note: VEXcode IQ Blocks projects will have a .iqblocks file extension, VEXcode IQ C++ projects will have a .iqcpp file extension.

Opening a Recent Project

File menu

Open the list of recent projects from the File menu.

File open recent

Then, select a recent project to open it.

Opening an Example

File menu

Open the File menu and select ‘Open Examples.’


Then, select an example project to open it.

Note: when opening a project, a prompt will appear asking to save if the current project has not been saved yet.

For more information on Example Projects, view the Using C++ Example Projects and Templates article in the VEX Library.

For more information, help, and tips, check out the many resources at VEX Professional Development Plus

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