How to Compile/Download/Run a Project in VEXcode

Step 1: Compile the Program

  • Click on the Build icon.

Step 2: Select the Program Slot

  • Select the slot that the program will be downloaded to on the V5 Robot Brain by clicking on the boxed 1 icon to open up all available programming slots and select the desired slot.

Step 3: Connect to the V5 Robot Brain

  • Connect the V5 Robot Brain to the computer using a micro USB cable.
  • Power on the V5 Robot Brain.

Step 4: Download the Program

  • Click on the Download icon next to the Device Info icon to download the program to the V5 Robot Brain.

Step 5: Run the Program

  • Click the Run icon to start the program that was downloaded to the V5 Robot Brain.
NOTE: This method for running the program only works if the robot is still plugged into the computer.

NOTE: It is advised to run the program from the V5 Robot Brain while unplugged from the computer if the robot is supposed to drive.

Step 6: Stop the Program

  • Press the Stop icon to stop the program from running while the V5 Robot Brain is still plugged into the computer.

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