A new Blocks Project opens when you start VEXcode V5, but you can easily create a new VRC Virtual Skills Python project once VEXcode V5 is open.
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Creating a New Python Project
Launch VEXcode V5 from codev5.vex.com. The default setting is in the blocks format.
To create a Python project, open the File menu and select “New Virtual Skills Text Project.”
The VEXcode V5 Platform will convert to the Python mode.