Open the terminal window

Use Windows start button > Run


C:\msys32\mingw32.exe

Configure Tool

https://docs.espressif.com/projects/esp-idf/en/stable/get-started/index.html#get-started-get-esp-idf

Enter the following in the terminal window


cd ~/esp/[MY PROJECT NAME]
make menuconfig

Monitor Tool

Use to view the output of your application and send keystrokes to it.


cd ~/esp/[MY PROJECT NAME]
make monitor

Anything you type is sent through the serial port apart from:

Quit: Ctrl+]
Menu: Ctrl+T
Help: Ctrl+T Ctrl+H
Reset the target board via the RTS line: Ctrl+T Ctrl+R (if RTS connected)
Pause Application: Ctrl+T Ctrl+P (will reset the target into bootloader, so that the board will run nothing. If you want to start running again you can then use Ctrl+T Ctrl+R to restart the application)
Toggle Output Display: Ctrl+T Ctrl+Y (when toggled off it will stop updating the display and discard all serial data, when toggled back on it will continue)

IDF Monitor Resources

https://docs.espressif.com/projects/esp-idf/en/latest/get-started/idf-monitor.html

 

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