Adding a Device Support Package to AS 6.1

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I recently downloaded the ATtiny841 Device Support Package. The package unzipped to a hierarchy of folders and files. What am I supposed to do with this?

I've looked through all the pull-down menus in AS 6.1, I've searched the AS 6.1 help, I've searched the Atmel Studio and Atmega forums here and I've tried Google. I can not find anything, anywhere to tell me what to do with this.

HELP!

Gamu The Killer Narwhal
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I'm guessing this is a .vsix package, and not a zip. Run the .vsix (using vsixinstaller.exe), and it will install.

If it "just unzipped", then I guess you have a override on the default program handler for vsix files.

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It is a zip file. It was downloaded from http://www.atmel.com/images/ATtiny841.zip.

Gamu The Killer Narwhal
Portland, OR, US
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That package is not for studio 5 or 6 at least.

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Morten!

There seems to be a link to that package on this page. If it is not a package for AS6 then the text on that page is highly misleading

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To add support for the ATtiny441 and ATtiny841 in Atmel Studio 6.1 you need to download and install an updated Atmel Studio Device Support Package.

(Another slip by the saxophone players perhaps? :wink:)

And $DEITY do I hate being CAPTCHAd for linking to Atmels own web-site! :evil:

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I'll need to look into that when I get out of bed...

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Sigh. That zip looks like a IAR support package to me...

Does the package above it add support then?

Since Norway basically is closed for the holidays, I would suggest sending a mail to support regarding this.

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I'll need to look into that when I get out of bed...

Talk about taking embedded seriously.. :wink:

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enbedded surely...

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