Open a C++ Project on Windows - Open and Save C++ Projects - VEXcode IQ

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

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

File menu open

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

Drive and turn

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

Open the list of recent projects from the File menu.

File menu open recent

Then, select a recent project to open it.

File open recent drive and turn

Opening an Example

Open the File menu and select ‘Open Examples.’

File menu open examples

Then, select an example project to open it.

Cpp examples

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 Knowledge Base.