When working in VEXcode IQ, it is important to understand how to save a C++ project on a macOS device.
The article will cover:
- Using ‘Save’
- Using ‘Save As’
Saving a VEXcode IQ C++ project 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.
Note: notice the .iqcpp file extension after the file name. All VEXcode IQ C++ 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 IQ C++ projects are recognizable by their .iqcpp extension.
The updated project name will be visible in the project name window.
Once a project is saved, VEXcode IQ will automatically save all changes in a project.
Note: Whenever there is an unsaved project, VEXcode IQ will prompt users to save their work if the user attempts to:
- Close VEXcode IQ
- Create a new project
- Open another project
- Download a project to the IQ Brain
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.