Opening a VEXcode IQ C++ Project on Windows

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.

Drive and turn

Then, use the Windows 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 recent

Open the list of recent projects from the File menu.

File open recent drive and turn

Then, select a recent project to open it.


Opening an Example

File menu open examples

Open the File menu and select ‘Open Examples.’

Cpp 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 Knowledge Base.