Resetting Window Locations in MPLAB® X IDE

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/09 09:12

MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE) allows its windows to be easily moved and re-sized. Occasionally, a window may be put into a location that is hard to find. MPLAB X IDE provides a command to restore all the window locations to a default state.

Reset MPLAB X IDE Windows

From the Menu bar select: Window > Reset Windows.

The IDE will restore the windows to the default installation location and size.

MPLAB X IDE retains the default location of its windows in a file. On rare occasions, this file may become corrupt. A corrupt file will present itself by placing the IDE window in odd and unusable locations. If Window > Reset Windows does not restore the window to an appropriate place you will need to reset MPLAB X IDE to its default state