|To access the Options window, select from the main menu:||Tools ► Options (Windows and Linux)|
|mplab_ide ► Preferences (Mac OS)|
The Project Options tab of the Embedded category contains settings for the make program that directs the entire process of building a project. It also provides a means of selecting the default file path storage method.
Text string options for the compiler Make process are set here.
File Path Mode
Sets how to store file paths in a project.
- Always Relative stores paths as relative to project root.
- Always Absolute stores paths as absolute paths.
- Auto stores paths as relative to project root if inside project, otherwise as absolute paths