µVision User's GuideAbout µVision User Interface Creating Applications Creating Projects Setup the Project Use Software Components Add Source Files to Project Create File Groups Set Tool Options Configure Startup Code Build the Project Build Log File µVision Build Output Messages Software Components Pack Installer Importing Custom Software Packs Using Local Repositories Packs Dialog Examples Dialog Managing Run-Time Environment Select Software Packs Update Software Component Files Components in Project Options for Component Project Targets and File Groups File, Group, and Component Attribute Icons Configuration Dialogs Project Information and Layers Multi-Projects Create a Multi-Project Manage a Multi-Project Batch Setup for Single and Multi-Projects Tips and Tricks Start External Tools Redirect Output for Object and Listing Files Customize or Add Devices Create a Library File File and Group Specific Options Different Compiler and Assembler Settings Set Folders and File Extensions Version and Serial Number Information Including Library Modules Use a Custom Translator Manage Arm Compiler Versions Setup Default Arm Compiler Version GNU C Compiler Support Manage Component Viewer Description Files Use MDK Version 4 Projects Debugging Debug Commands Debug Functions Simulation Flash Programming Dialogs Utilities Command Line Example Programs Appendix
The Pack Installer is a utility for installing, updating, and removing software packs, and can be launched from within µVision or standalone.
The menu Project - Manage - Pack Installer... starts the Pack Installer.
The Pack Installer window offers the following functionality:
Menu and Toolbar
Screen Layout and Filters
The left side of the Pack Installer lists devices grouped by vendor and device. The right side lists software packs and example projects that can be used with the device or board you have selected.
The picture shows software packs available for the selected Cortex-M4 device. The device-specific software pack Keil::ARMCortex_DFP must be installed. The generic Software Pack ARM::CMSIS is up to date. Multiple versions of this software pack are available on the workstation and can be used in projects. Version 4.1.9 has been downloaded onto the workstation. Software components from this version are not available for projects until unpacked. Messages about performing actions are displayed in the Output area.
Select a device or board to narrow the list of software packs or Example projects. Device-specific software packs are displayed on the top of the list. Software components from generic software packs can be used with any device.
Mouse Features in Output Window
The context menu allows you to clear the window. You have functions to copy a selection of messages or to select the entire content of the Output area.
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