The following table contains detailed
description of each toolbar icon.
Assembler file. It is commonly used for including an Assembler file
into existing project.
existing Assembler file.
Cut text. This
and the following 3 icons are standard for all text processors. As
every program code is actually a text file, these options are
Unlike the previous one, this icon leaves the selected text on
screen while storing it into clipboard.
Paste text. When
part of the text is copied or cut, it is stored to clipboard, where
it can be called upon via this command.
Print open file
in which Assembler program is located.
Help for the project
section and the entire MPLAB.
new project. This command is straightforward as it avoids the use of
Wizard - just name the project and type the path line to the
existing project. Project opened in this way keeps all the previous
Workspace. Workspace saved in this way keeps all the parameter and
window settings, so that when it's loaded you get the exact look of
the work area it had at the moment of saving. Save your project
frequently, especially if you work with multiple windows in
simulator and you have them arranged to your liking.
When eventual errors
have been spotted during the simulation process, program needs to be
repaired. As simulator uses HEX file as its input, program should be
translated anew in order to take the changes to the simulator.
This icon (Make) translates the project from the start and
creates the latest version of the HEX file for the simulator.
Similar to the
previous icon, except that the whole project is translated and not
just the Assembler file whose code has been changed.