MPLAB® IPE File Menu

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/10 11:02

File Menu

The File menu can be found at the top of MPLAB® Integrated Programming Environment (IPE). The File menu provides three options, Import, Export, and Exit.

Import HEX File

The Import menu item allows you to import HEX files into the IPE.

Click File > Import > Hex to import the hexadecimal file (*.hex).

Click File > Import > Environment to import the environment (*.pen or *.pm3 file).

Click File > Import > SQTP File to load the Serialized Quick Turn Programming (SQTP℠) file (*.num file).

MPLAB IPE file menu import

Export HEX File

The Export menu item allows you to export data from the IPE to storage media. By default, these options are not available in Production Mode. However, in Advanced Mode, an authorized user can change the default states of this feature for the Production Mode.

Click File > Export > Hex. This option allows you to export all the memory contents into Intel® HEX file format.

MPLAB IPE file menu export


Click File > Exit. This option closes the IPE application.

MPLAB IPE file menu exit