Loading and Saving a VRC Virtual Skills Project using Chrome on macOS

A VEXcode V5 project for use with VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Virtual Skills can be loaded and saved in the following ways:

Load an Existing Project

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

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Use the macOS interface to navigate and open your existing project with a .v5blocksskills file extension.

Open an Example Project

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Open an example project by selecting “Open Examples” from the File menu.

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 download. Select and open "Finder."

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In the Downloads folder, you'll see a file with a .v5blocksskills extension. This means your project has been successfully saved.

Common Issue when Loading/Saving

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A common issue when using VEXcode V5 project files (.v5blocksskills) is trying to select the .v5blocksskills file to be opened directly by the operating system.

If you try to open a VEXcode V5 project file (.v5blocksskills) by double-clicking it, it will show this error message.

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All VEXcode V5 project files (.v5blocksskills) can ONLY be opened within the web-based version of VEXcode V5. See the ‘Load an Existing Project’ section from this article for more information.