Using the IO Control Panels

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  1. Click on “IO” to display the IO Control Panels.
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  2. In the DIGITAL I/O Control Panel, select “ALL” to display the Command Panels of ALL the pins.
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  3. The Command Panels of the 10 first pins are displayed. Use the Navigation Arrows to navigate through the Command Panels.
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  4. Select “SELECTION” to display only a selection of Command Panels. Then click on the “+” button to add a Command Panel to the selection.
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  5. Click on “+” once again to add a second Command Panel.
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  6. Select pin 3 (connected to the Switch) and pin 13 (connected to the on-board LED).
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    The configuration of the pins is then automatically retrieved and displayed.

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    Moreover, the on-board LED is indicated by a dot next to the pin it is connected to.
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  7. Toggle the switch connected to pin 3. You should see the input toggling in the Command Panel.
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  8. The LED on pin 13 is already activated (according to the code). Deactivate it using the button in its Command Panel. On your Arduino, you should see the on-board LED switching OFF.
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  9. Give a name to each pin by using its Label so you can identify it more easily in the project.
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  10. Save your project (CTRL+S or File\Save).

 

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