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µVision User's Guide

This User's Guide, for the toolchains C51, C251, and C166, describes the µVision® IDE & Debugger. This book contains the chapters:

  • About µVision describes main features, the folder structure, development cycle, and how to request assistance.
  • User Interface describes the IDE interface with an extended section about using the Editor.
  • Creating Applications describes the creation of projects using Software Components, shows features to edit and compile source files, fix errors and warnings, and generate executable code. This chapter includes a section with advanced techniques such as invoking external tools, creating a custom Device Database, or including library modules.
  • Utilities describes built-in utilities such as Find in Files or the Source Browser, and shows ways to use third-party utilities such as PC-Lint or software version control systems.
  • Debugging describes the µVision debugger, the debugging windows and dialogs, and expressions that can be used in debugging commands. The chapter includes a section with advanced debugging techniques for accessing peripherals.
  • Debug Commands describes debug and trace commands that can be entered in the Command window.
  • Debug Functions describes built-in, user, and signal functions that extend the debugging capabilities of µVision.
  • Simulation describes and provides examples of signal functions for simulating the input/output of digital, analog, and communication signals.
  • Flash Programming describes the configuration options for downloading applications to Flash, provides information about Flash programming algorithms, and explains the use of pre-download scripts for configuring a device.
  • Dialogs describes dialog fields, buttons, and parameters.
  • Example Programs describes standard example projects.
  • Command Line describes the options for invoking µVision from the command prompt or from a batch file.
  • Appendix provides information about file types, Device Database parameters, error messages, and search expressions.

Revision History lists the latest modifications.

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