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Topic: Boards.txt overflow (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic


It has finally happened. I have too many Arduino compatible boards. Why doesn't the IDE take the number of boards into account? When I go to the menu to select the board I'm going to program the newest ones that I've added are below the bottom edge of the screen.

To select the board I'm programming, I have to:

  • Open the "boards.txt" file.

  • Find the board I am programming.

  • Manually count it's place in line.

  • THEN I have to go back to the IDE

  • Press the down arrow until I'm pretty sure it is on the right board.

  • Press <ENTER> and hope the board that shows in the bottom right corner is the correct one.

WHAT A PAIN! I hope the next version has a scroll bar if all the boards don't fit on the screen at once.
Is there a workaround besides creating two separate files and figuring out which one needs to be loaded on starup?
If it was easy, everyone would do it.


Buy a larger screen ?
Did you try verion 1.5.2 ?  It has a seperate menu for the microcontroller type. So the boards menu use less space.

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