MPLAB® Xpress: Create a Project

1

Launch the new project wizard

Launch the New Project Wizard using one of the following methods:

  • From the Toolbar: Click on the New Project icon Main_New_Project.png, or
  • From the Menu: Select File ► New Project, or


The project wizard will walk you through the process and prompt you for all the required information. Your selections may be changed after the project has been created by modifying the project's properties.

2

Choose Project

a

Choose Microchip Embedded from the Categories column (center).

b

Choose Standalone Project from the Projects column (right).

c

Click the Next > button.

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3

Select Device

a

Choose the device family from the Family drop-down box.

If you have used MPLAB X IDE previously, choosing Recently Used from the Family drop-down box will filter the Device list to the 3 devices you have used most recently.

b

Choose your device's part number from the Device drop down box. You may also type in the part number directly, and the list will adjust to the characters you enter.

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4

Select Project Name and Folder

a

Choose a Project Name. This will be your project's name that the IDE will create.
Note: The name cannot have any empty spaces!

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 How To Create A Project Video

This video shows how to Create a Project in MPLAB® Xpress.

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