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Using Arduino => Installation & Troubleshooting => Topic started by: swebs on Sep 16, 2020, 03:53 pm

Title: Missing Libraries
Post by: swebs on Sep 16, 2020, 03:53 pm
I just installed 1.8.13 and I'm getting the following 2 errors:

Invalid library found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries\ESP8266SdFat: no headers files (.h) found
in C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries\ESP8266SdFat

Invalid library found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries\SoftwareSerial: no headers files (.h) found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries\SoftwareSerial

When I look in those to library folders they are both empty.

Where should these to libraries come from?

I'm using the ESP8266 NodeMCU board and have installed the board using the board manager
Title: Re: Missing Libraries
Post by: ballscrewbob on Sep 17, 2020, 12:19 am
Where they should come from may depend on what project you are trying to compile and where you got it from.

If you are following a project from online then they usually add the library as a seperate download or tell you where to go to get it.

As it is for an ESP you may also have to install the board cores for the ESP for which there are many sites that explain how to install ESP to the IDE (https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+install+esp+in+arduino+ide&oq=how+to+install+esp+to+ide&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l2.14682j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8)