0 – Instructions

Instructions for Extension Center

In addition to the default blocks, mBlock 5 provides a large number of extensions for you. By clicking + extension at the bottom of the blocks area, you can enter the extension center.

Click the Sprites tab and click + extension at the bottom of the blocks area.

The Extension center window is displayed.

Extension status

An extension is in one of the following states:

(1) Ready to go

In the Extension center window, if an extension is shown as follows, it can be directly added.

(2) Update available

If an extension is shown with the icon image in the upper right corner, a new software version is available and you can click the icon to update it.

(3) New extension

If an extension is shown with the icon image in the upper right corner, it is newly supported by mBlock 5 and you can click the icon to download it.

(4) Extension added

If an extension is shown with Delete at the bottom, it is already added and you can delete it.

Add an extension

1. Click + Add at the bottom of the extension.

2. After being added, the extension and its blocks are displayed in the blocks area.

Delete an extension

Click Delete at the bottom of the extension in the Extension center window.

Note: After updating or adding an extension, you need to restart mBlock 5 to enable the extension to take effect.

Create an extension

Click Create Extension in the upper right corner to enter Extension Builder.

For details about how to use Extension Builder, see Extension Builder Developer Documentation.