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September 15, 2006, at 05:44 PM by David A. Mellis -
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The preferences.txt file, with an arrow indicating the serial.download_rate that needs to be changed to 9600 (from 19200) to upload sketches to boards with an older bootloader.

September 15, 2006, at 05:43 PM by David A. Mellis -
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  • ~/Library/Arduino/preferences.txt (Mac)
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  • /Users/<USERNAME>/Library/Arduino/preferences.txt (Mac)
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  • ~/.arduino (Linux)
September 15, 2006, at 05:42 PM by David A. Mellis -
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Some preferences can be controlled from a dialog within the Arduino IDE. Access it from the File menu in Windows or Linux, or the Arduino menu on the Mac.

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Some preferences can be controlled from the Preferences dialog within the Arduino IDE. Access it from the File menu in Windows or Linux, or the Arduino menu on the Mac.

Other preferences must be changed in the preferences.txt file. This file's location is displayed in the preferences dialog (as indicated by the arrow in the image below). It should be:

  • ~/Library/Arduino/preferences.txt (Mac)
  • c:\Documents and Settings\<USERNAME>\Application Data\Arduino\preferences.txt (Windows)

Only edit the file when Arduino is not running - otherwise your changes will be overwritten when Arduino exits.

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Other preferences must be changed in the preferences.txt file. This file's location is displayed in the preferences dialog (as indicated by the arrow in the image above). It should be: ~/Library/Arduino/preferences.txt on the Mac and c:\Documents and Settings\<USERNAME>\Application Data\Arduino\preferences.txt on Windows.

Only edit the file when Arduino is not running - otherwise your changes will be overwritten when Arduino exits.

May 01, 2006, at 03:37 PM by David A. Mellis - Adding picture of the file.
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Only edit the file when Arduino is not running - otherwise your changes will be overwritten when Arduino exits.

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Only edit the file when Arduino is not running - otherwise your changes will be overwritten when Arduino exits.

The preferences.txt file, with an arrow indicating the serial.download_rate that needs to be changed to 9600 (from 19200) to upload sketches to boards with an older bootloader.

May 01, 2006, at 03:33 PM by David A. Mellis - Describing preferences.txt
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Arduino Preferences

Some preferences can be controlled from a dialog within the Arduino IDE. Access it from the File menu in Windows or Linux, or the Arduino menu on the Mac.

Other preferences must be changed in the preferences.txt file. This file's location is displayed in the preferences dialog (as indicated by the arrow in the image above). It should be: ~/Library/Arduino/preferences.txt on the Mac and c:\Documents and Settings\<USERNAME>\Application Data\Arduino\preferences.txt on Windows.

Only edit the file when Arduino is not running - otherwise your changes will be overwritten when Arduino exits.

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