Opening an IQ Python Project on macOS

There are several ways to open a Python project on a MacOS device.

The article will cover:


How to Open a Python Project in VEXcode IQ (MacOS)

A Python project can be opened in the following ways.

Open an Existing Project

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Select ‘File’ in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Open’ in the drop down menu.

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Your device’s File Menu will open. Select ‘Downloads’ or the location where you saved your file. Notice that VEXcode IQ Python projects have the .iqpython extension. Select the desired .iqpython project file.

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Select open.

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Your project will open in VEXcode IQ.

Open a Recent Project

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You can also open a project that has been saved recently by selecting the ‘Open Recent’ option. When selected, a menu with recently saved projects will open.

Open an Example Project

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Select ‘File’ in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Open Examples’ in the drop down menu.

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Select a Template or an Example Project.

Note: Templates and Example Projects are used for the following.

  • Templates configure the motors and sensors on your robot for the project.
  • Example projects are premade projects that are ready to download and run.

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This project features the BaseBot (Drivetrain 2-motor) Template.

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Once selected, the Template or Example Project will open.

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