Intro to EZ3IDE

The First Screen

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This is the first screen you see as soon as you open the ide. The left side contains a panel containing the folder tree which is there to navigate through files and folders. This panel also allows you to:

  • Make new files and folders
  • Copy and paste files and folders
  • Delete Files and folders
  • Import or directly drag files and folders to a destination

Navigating Through Directories

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Click on Directories to expand them and see the files and folders inside it. In order to open a file go to the desired location and click on the file.

Operations on files and folders

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Right click on the desired folder or file to do the operation you want. You'll see a list of options you can use. You can create new project folders, new files with numerous extensions, and copy, paste and delete files and folders.

Saving files

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After you open a file and edit it, you can save the file by clicking the button shown above. Alternatively, you can also use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl/Cmd"+"S" to save files.

Block commenting on code

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While writing any code in the ide you can comment out a block of code by selecting the required block. After selecting you can press "Ctrl/Cmd"+"/" to comment the block.

Running the code on device

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To run your code on the device you can click the button shown above to execute the code.

The Console

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This part of the page shows the output (if any) when running the code. It also shows errors if any is encountered during the execution in the code. The button on the top right part of the console clears the content in the console.

Stopping the execution

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After executing the code, if you want to stop the code during the middle of the execution you can press this button to do so.

Changing the files tabs

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While working on multiple files or while multiple files are open, you can change which file to view by selecting on the desired file title (tab titles). Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcuts:

  • "Ctrl/Cmd"+"U" to move to the next tab
  • "Ctrl/Cmd"+"Y" to move to the previous tab

Using the available snippets

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You can use the pre-written snippets of code that are available for multiple devices. To use them simply drag the snippet you need and drop it on the part of the code you need the snippet.

Searching for snippets

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To find the snippet you need you can type a part of the snippet you remember on the search area shown above to immediately see all the snippets that contain the search query.

Showing snippets for a different device

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Apart from searching you can also go to the device tab you're working on through the drop down box to find the appropriate heading that contains the snippet you're looking for.