Opening an MPLABX Project

With MPLAB X, there is no single project file that you can double click to open MPLABX . MPLABX must be running in order to open a project.


Launch MPLAB X if it isn't already running


Open a project

Click on the open project icon Main_Open_Project.png from the main toolbar
Select from the menu File ▸ Open Project


Select a project directory

  • Select a project directory. The project directory is your project. A directory ending in ".X" indicate a valid MPLAB X project directory. MPLABX directories use a special "chip" icon instead of the traditional folder icon.
  • Click Open Project
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