A VEXcode IQ project for use with VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) Virtual Skills can be loaded and saved in the following ways:
- Load an Existing Project
- Open an Example Project
- Rename a Project
- Save Using the File Menu
- Common Issues When Loading/Saving
Load an Existing Project
Open an existing project by selecting “Load From Your Device” from the File menu.
Use the macOS interface to navigate and open your existing project with a .iqblocksskills file extension.
Open an Example Project
Open an example project by selecting “Open Examples” from the File menu.
Rename a Project
To rename a project, select the project name box.
Enter the project name, and select “Rename.”
Save Using the File Menu
Open the File menu and select “Save To Your Device.”
The file will download. Select and open "Finder."
In the Downloads folder, you'll see a file with a .iqblocksskills extension. This means your project has been successfully saved.
Common Issue when Loading/Saving
A common issue when using VEXcode IQ project files (.iqblocksskills) is trying to select the .iqblocksskills file to be opened directly by the operating system.
If you try to open a VEXcode IQ project file (.iqblocksskills) by double-clicking it, it will show this error message.
All VEXcode IQ project files (.iqblocksskills) can ONLY be opened within the web-based version of VEXcode IQ. See the ‘Load an Existing Project’ section from this article for more information.