Loading and Saving a VIQC Virtual Skills Project using Chrome on Windows

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

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Load an existing project by selecting “Load From Your Device” from the File menu.

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Use the Windows interface to navigate and load your existing project with a .iqblocksskills file extension.


Rename a Project

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To rename a project, select the project name box.

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Enter the project name, and select “Rename.”


Save Using the File Menu

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Open the File menu and select “Save To Your Device.”

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The file will be downloaded. Select and open “File Explorer.”

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Inside "File Explorer," you can see your Downloads folder. Select the Downloads folder to open it.

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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

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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, nothing will open.

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.