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Error “avr-g++: error: CreateProcess: No such file or directory” When Compiling Script

Whenever I try to compile a script, the Arduino IDE throws the error avr-g++: error: CreateProcess: No such file or directory. I've already tried reinstalling the IDE, changing the board version in ...
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Arduino Nano 3.0 CH340G clone cannot upload sketch from Arduino IDE [duplicate]

I connected my brand new Arduino Nano 3.0 clone with CH340G and installed the drivers. It detects in Device Manager as USB-SERIAL CH340 (COM6). Under the Tools menu, i selected the correct board, the ...
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Arduino libraries development and Eclipse Soleber

I have a project on Arduino IDE. A .ino sketch with some extra .h/.cpp files and 2-3 libraries that I keep in ~/Arduino/libraries. In addition to the IDE I do open the libraries as generic project in ...
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OTA mDNS issues with ESP8266 and PlatformIO?

The common useage of the OTA library for this MCU is to have it connect to a network, and to then use a computer on that network to upload firmware across that network. Due to either issues with ...
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vscode arduino integration errors

I'm just trying to understand how vscode can compile arduino sketch. Now I uploaded some sketch to arduino and it was fine. Now I'm trying to add my own header files to .ino sketch and I got weird ...
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how to compile arduino sketch from termnial without using arduino ide

I want to know how can I compile and upload the arduino sketch from my terminal instead of using Arduino IDE. I want to use a different IDE for writing code.
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Arduino IDE Board Selection for 32u4 on custom PCB

I am using a 32u4 on a custom PCB: 3.3v, 8MHz. Are there any operational differences between using the Sparkfun ProMicro selection versus the Adafruit ItsyBitsy selection in IDE, since they are ...
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Arduino Comms disrupted, prevents program loading (catch 22)

I have written some software which, when loaded onto an Arduino Micro, blocks communications for some reason. Lets stipulate that there is something wrong with it. Using the Ardiono IDE on Windows 10,...
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Where does arduino IDE store the latest board selection?

I'm building a tool to help me automate my uploading process. How do I know where Arduino stores the current preferences - which board, which com port, what serial speed? If devs are familiar with ...
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Where should a modified “pins_arduino.h” be stored for Arduino IDE compile?

Our PCB uses an ATmega2560 chip and uses most of the pins, including some that are not defined in the standard pins_arduino.h module, since that module only provides for the pins that are brought out ...
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Arduino IDE giving a blow to battery back-up of PC [closed]

When I have serial plotter open in the Arduino IDE with serial communication going on, the fans of my PC go full speed. On checking I found that Java(TM) Platform SE binary(32 bit) is using about 29% ...
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General confusion about how to start

I want to test around with my ESP32 and an E-Paper display - yet i am stuck at uploading sketches via Arduino IDE. I get those kind of errors: avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 1 of 10: not in sync: ...
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NodeMCU successfully uploaded sketch but it does not work from Arduino IDE

NodeMCU successfully compiled and uploaded a simple blink sketch on board, no errors at all, but the LED stays on constantly and does not blink. Also I have checked the power is enough. I have checked ...
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Is there alternative to arduino IDE program ESP8266 and ESP32 with arduino toolchain? [closed]

I use ESP8266 and ESP32 with arduino toolchain rather than pure arduino hardware. Arduino IDE is standard and proven but what are the other IDE and advantage/disadvantage ?
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How to install several IDE version on my PC

How can i install old version of IDE, without uninstalling the other version?(How can i install several IDE version in same laptop).
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Using the TimedAction library

I need to make use of the TimedAction library for a project. The Arduino website gave an example of how to use this library which you can see here: #include <TimedAction.h> //this initializes ...
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Can the “Arduino Create” chrome extension be used to program an arduino nano clone?

I was wondering if the Arduino Create app for the chrome browser can be used to program an atmega328 based arduino nano clone.(I need that app so that the arduino can be programmed using a chromebook)....
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“Stand-alone” serial monitor

I usually use Platformio as IDE for my Arduino projects. I like it as an editor, but I don't like its serial monitor feature. So I often open the Arduino IDE in background to use its serial monitor, ...
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Using Visual Studio Code with Arduino

I'm trying to figure out how you can work with multiple sketches using Visual Studio Code and the Arduino. Let's say I have three projects that I want to actively develop. Motors.ino ...
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Porting code from Arduino IDE to other IDEs - expected code size reduction

Could I realistically be expecting some 25% - 50% code size reduction if I abandoned Arduino IDE's framework and moved to something more rudimentary such as AVR Studio ? I am using the EEPROM, Timer1 ...
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Warning when verifying sketch with VS code

I use Visual Studio Code to develop for arduino which uses Arduino Studio installed files and needs the installation to work. This works very well. Annoying is that when verifying a sketch it takes ...
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Linux SSH command for Arduino Console

I have a Leonardo with a Yun shield, and I would like to be able to control the arduino with a windows form app, but thats besides the point for now at least. Currently, I am using putty and the ...
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Visual Studio integration with Arduino

I use Visual Studio 2015 extensively for work, so it would seem like a logical choice for getting started with Arduino programming (though my C/C++ is rusty, that may take some time to get back). From ...
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Certain String Characters To Int

I have a char* array which looks like this "T 20" and I'd like to extract the "20" and convert it in to an integer. I was thinking of using atoi() but it seems that function will operate on the entire ...
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Write your own program to control Arduino Uno

Is it possible to write a program to control the Arduino Uno, without using the Arduino IDE?
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Writing your own Arduino flashing tool [closed]

I want to make Arduino flashing tool only for a nano, a simple flashing application which could run on windows taking input as a .hex file. I know how to do this in Linux environment using Makefiles ...
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Custom boards list

Is there a simple way to create or modify my boards list? I find having a full library listing confusing. I have about 6 boards I program regularly, but using the listings from the board manager gives ...
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If Else Alternative [closed]

I've written a function that heavily relies on the If / Else statement but I feel it's a very beginner way to achieve functionality. Are there any better ways to achieve the same functionality? Code: ...
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Array Addressing

Is it possible to use a name instead of a number to address an array? I was reading about enum lists and thought it might be possible. ie int array[3] = {something, somethingElse, somethingMore] ...
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How do I change number and bracket colors in the arduino IDE?

I recently personalized my arduino IDE (changed the background color, input text color, etc....) by going into the theme.txt file and replacing some hexadecimal values. I made the background black and ...
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HMC5883L - Tilt compensation without Accelerometer

Trying to get an HMC5883L to compensate for being installed in 90 degrees. Doesn't seem to me that it'll need too complex math or accelerometer. But I have no idea how to do the compensation for it. ...
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What is the correct way to create large project files?

I am currently working on a 10x10 RGB LED screen (using Neopixels from Adafruit) and my project files are starting to get rather large. I have several different devices used in this project: The LED ...
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Complex Arduino programs

Im working on a RGB LED matrix project (10 x 10 Neopixels) and I'm using classes to handle the different hardware components. Whats the best way to deal with multiple files in the project eg, I have a ...
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Chromebook/chromebox IDE/compiler option?

My daughter has a chromebox she uses for all her email/homework/etc. We've started to get into making ADABOX projects and I was looking for best options for chromebook users. I saw that codebender ...
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Win10 64bit, IDE 1.8.0 back to IDE 1.6.13 won't compile anything including Blink. 1.6.12 does compile

Arduino: 1.8.0 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" c:\program files (x86)\arduino\hardware\tools\avr\bin../lib/gcc/avr/4.9.2/../../../../avr/bin/ar.exe: unable to rename 'core\core.a'; reason: ...
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Collection of functions for arduino IDE

I am having troubles creating a collection of functions to be used in Arduino sketches and libraries. What I want is not a class, but simply a group of functions which do not require an object to be ...
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How to get the ID of an Arduino? [duplicate]

I use Arduino Pro Mini. As I know, every MCU has a number. Different MCU has different number. How to get it ?
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Arduino write/handle long programs [duplicate]

I'm writing a "sketch" in the Arduino IDE which has at this very moment 1500 lines and is going to become much longer. I splitted it in several tabs, but that's not very comfortable to use (I need to ...
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Update custom library

I've recently made a custom library. Then, I've imported the library into the IDE via the add .zip library. Once I tried to compile the code, I've realised that I made a small typo. Once I changed the ...
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Previous and updated releases of Arduino IDE are not be able to start on Win 8.1 x64

I have tried to install many versions of IDE, but non of them has started successfully. There is just the logo of the program shows up and then nothing happens. My laptop: Toshiba Satellite C50-A630 ...
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Gui Scale on Linux HD display

I use Fedora 24/25 and now Ubuntu 17.04 Gnome on my Lenovo Yoga 900, which has an extremely high pixel density display. For these situations on Mac and Windows, I find a gui.scaling option in the ...
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Compiling Error

I am trying to compile this code on arduino IDE...It showing error code is #include <IRremote.h> int RECV_PIN = 6; int led = 12;//1FE50AF int led1 = 10;//1FED827 int led2 = 9; //1FEF807 int ...
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Arduino Pro Mini name in CMakeList.txt in CLion

I recently try to get my Arduino Pro Mini (5v 16mhz)running in Clion. I tried to set up the CMakeList.txt but I get the following error: Error:Can not find f_cpu in boards.txt for Arduino board ...
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How to I make the Tx and Rx pins on an ESP-8266-01 into GPIO pins?

When programming an ESP-01 with Arduino IDE, how can I make the Tx and Rx into a generic I/O pins reliably? I think there's a command to swap the Tx and Tx with other pins. I tried serial.swap() but ...
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Fading RGB LED between 10 and 60 cm

What I want to achieve is that between 10 and 60 cm of my HCSR04 sensor the color fades from red to blue on my RGB LED in steps of 1 cm between 10 and 60 cm. I have tried creating some own functions ...
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Arduino Mega 2560 from .org- which IDE works?

My personal choice is to purchase from the .cc (or adafruit) for new boards. YMMV. Craigslist locally of course has generic and .org boards now and then. If I get a .org board on craigslist, will I ...
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What's the difference between #define and const int when declaring a pin? [duplicate]

Over the course of my Arduino usage and learning, I've noticed that in some sketches people use the #define command to declare pins, while some others simply use const int for the same. My question ...
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Cannot upload sketch to Arduino Nano

I've been using Arduino UNO for quite sometime and brought a new Arduino Nano. When I connected it to my computer, the power usb lit up and the blink sketch started running ( as expected of course). ...
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If - else statement in Arduino

I'm starting to learn how to use Arduino and I tried to make this code, which is just a simple if else statement; what I want to make is when the input is LOW, LED 1 is HIGH and LEDs 2,3 are LOW, and ...
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How to simply close a tab?

How can one close a tab in the Arduino IDE? There is a Tab button (little triangle) with the Option "Delete"(kind of misleading term). There is no "Close" option. And the "Delete" option doesnt do the ...