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 Right click Header/Source Files > New For an open project in the Projects tab
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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