Finding PIC Microcontroller H Files

Discussion in 'Embedded Systems and Microcontrollers' started by crazyengineer, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. crazyengineer

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    Hello everyone. For my research, I have to learn how to use PIC microcontrollers, even though I used ATmel microcontrollers in the the past. I want to know where I can find .h files of all pic microcontrollers?
     
  2. t06afre

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    They will be included with your C compiler. If you play with assembler you have to look in the MPLAB install folder for the *.inc files. Kind of strange question why do you ask about this
     
  3. MrChips

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    That will depend on your installation. On my computer the header files are in:

    Program Files/HI-TECH Software/PICC/9.83/include/
     
  4. t06afre

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    That remind me of one thing. In older versions of Hi-Tech C. Many PICs shared the same header file. So it was kind of confusing for the beginner. If you use any version of Hi-Tech C or the XC8 compiler. Read the quickstart.pdf document in the \docs folder
     
  5. ErnieM

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    The newer versions of Microchip compilers are going that way too, one common header file for every device family. The C18 project I'm currently doing gets device info from
    Code ( (Unknown Language)):
    1. #include <p18cxxx.h>
    and the XC8 app I did previously used:
    Code ( (Unknown Language)):
    1. #include <xc.h>
    Now all the traditional individual hearer files are still there, and still quite useful. I usually drop the one for the specific PIC into the "Other files" folder for quick reference.
     
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