Update and Configure an Existing MHC-based MPLAB Harmony v3 Project to MCC-based Project: Step 1

Step 1.1: Open MPLAB Harmony v3 Project on MPLAB X IDE

1

Download the pre-developed project to your computer. The ZIP file contains the MHC project which will be updated and configured using the MPLAB® Code Configurator (MCC).

See the below figure for steps to download the project ZIP file.

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Go to the path where the MHC project is downloaded by clicking the Show Folder and extract the getting_started_ext.zip project.

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2

Launch MPLAB® X IDE from the Windows® Start Menu. Close any projects and files that are currently open.

3

Go to Files > Open Project.

4

You will get a Open Project pop-up window. Select the project pic32mz_ef_curiosity_v2.X from the project download path.

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5

Right click on the getting_started_ext_pic32mz_ef_curiosity_v2 project and select Set as Main Project.

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Step 1.2: Migrate to MCC project

1

Go to Tools > MPLAB® Code Configurator v4: Open/Close.

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Or click on the MCC icon

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2

Import the MHC project to MCC by clicking the Yes button on the pop-up window.

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Note: Click on the Yes button if MCC requests to select the available DFP version.

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3

MCC starts loading the existing MHC configuration database. Wait for this step to complete.

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Note: Harmony Library loads existing MHC project configurations, i.e., System, I2C1, TMR1, UART6, and DMAC PLIB databases. Wait for all the configurations to load.

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After successful loading, MCC opens the Project Graph, Resource Management, and Configuration Options windows.

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Step 1.3: Verify the Clock Settings

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Launch the Clock Diagram by going to Clock Configuration under the Plugins: drop-down option in the Project Graph of MCC.

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A new window, Clock Diagram, is opened in the project’s main window.

2

Click on the Clock Diagram tab, scroll to the right and verify that the SYSCLK is set to 200 MHz.

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Tool Tip: Double click on the Clock Diagram tab to maximize the window.



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