Saving a VEXcode IQ C++ Project on a Chromebook

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

The article will cover:

  • Using ‘Save’
  • Using ‘Save As’

Using ‘Save’

Saving a VEXcode IQ C++ project is easy. First, select the project name window.

Project name

A Save dialog window will open.

Save Dialog

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

Name Your Project

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.

Select Destination

Then select ‘Save.’

Then Save

The file will save to the chosen destination on your device. All VEXcode IQ C++ projects are recognizable by their .iqcpp extension.

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

New Name

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

Save Icon

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.

Using Save As