File Menu Differences - MPLAB® X IDE and MPLAB® IDE v8

The following table highlights the File menu changes from MPLAB® IDE v8 to MPLAB X IDE. Due to the changes in MPLAB X IDE, not all MPLAB IDE v8 menu items will map identically. Major differences are discussed under Comments.

Table: File Menu Differences

New File>New File Select associated project in file wizard**
Add New File to Project
Open File>Open File
Close File>Close
Save File>Save
Save As File>Save As
Save All File>Save All
Open Workspace
Close Workspace
Save Workspace
Save Workspace As
n/a All data kept in projects, not workspaces
Import File>Import Useful for HEX files.
Export n/a Project HEX file is located
in the project folder
Print File>Print
File>Print to HTML
File>Page Setup
Recent Files File>Open Recent Files
Recent Workspaces n/a All data kept in project directory
Exit File>Exit
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