Editors

How do I reset the editors?
Makecode Editor To reset the Makecode Editor navigate to settings and choose 'Reset'. This will delete any saved projects you have in the browser...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:46 PM
Why can't I use the Bluetooth and Neopixel packages at the same time?
Unfortunately, It's not currently possible to do this because the NeoPixel library needs fast uninterruptible timeslots to get accurate data sent to th...
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018 at 12:01 PM
Incorrectly named .hex files fail to upload
You may find that the .hex file fails to be flashed to your micro:bit, resulting in the file briefly appearing on the micro:bit device, alongside a FAIL.txt...
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018 at 9:01 AM
How do I enable High Contrast Mode?
For users with visual impairments, the Javascript Blocks Editor offers an inbuilt High Contrast Mode that inverts colours, this animation shows how to enabl...
Wed, 7 Mar, 2018 at 11:41 AM
Enabling BBC micro:bit mode in Mu
If you see the error 'no module named microbit' or similar when running the Mu beta version (as available in the Raspberry Pi APT package reposito...
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018 at 7:36 AM
Third party editors
In addition to the python.microbit.org and makecode.microbit.org editors that the Foundation support, there are a range of tools that allow you to code the ...
Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 at 3:52 PM
makecode.microbit.org doesn't load on Chromebook
If you find that when you load the Javascript Blocks Editor at makecode.microbit.org that elements of the editor are missing or it gets stuck loading a new ...
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018 at 1:48 PM
Search not working in the Makecode Editor/Can't add extensions
When tryting to add an approved extension, you may be presented with a message saying 'We couldn't find any packages matching...'. T...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:51 PM
Removing an extension from the Makecode Editor
If you want to to remove an extension that you no longer require in your project:  Switch to the JavaScript view Select the Explorer menu, below the e...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:33 PM
Releasing your extension in the Makecode Editor
Based on https://makecode.com/blog/github-packages Navigate to Extensions and open the extensions window.  In the bottom left of the screen log in t...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 3:33 PM