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Debugger. Stepping

File | Settings | Build, Execution, Deployment | Debugger | Stepping


Use this page to improve the debug stepping speed.

Item Description

Java

In this section, specify the Java elements to be skipped while stepping.
Item Description
Skip synthetic methods Select this check box to suppress stepping into synthetic methods (methods generated by the compiler) while debugging.
Skip constructors Select this check box to suppress stepping into constructors while debugging.
Skip class loaders Select this check box to suppress stepping into class loaders while debugging.
Skip simple getters Select this check box to suppress stepping into simple getter methods (i.e., method designed just to return the necessary value) while debugging.
Do not step into the classes Select this check box to suppress stepping into the specified classes while debugging. The list of classes contains entries of two types:
  • Fully qualified class names.
  • Patterns with wildcards characters (*).

By default, the list contains some standard Java SDK class patterns so that you do not have to waste your time stepping into Java class libraries. Use the check boxes in the list to disable/enable particular patterns temporarily.

Use add_class, add_class_pattern, and delete buttons to manage the list.

Groovy

In this section, specify the option to improve stepping speed while debugging Groovy classes.
Item Description
Do not step into specific Groovy classes Select this check box, if you don't want to step into Groovy classes org.codehaus.groovy.* and groovy.* while debugging.

JavaScript

In this section, specify the options to improve stepping speed while debugging JavaScript:
Item Description
Do not step into library scripts Select this check box to suppress stepping into library scripts while debugging.
Do not step into scripts Select this check box to suppress stepping into certain scripts while debugging. Use the toolbar buttons to manage the list of scripts to be skipped.
add (Alt+Insert) Click this button to add a new script filter.
delete (Alt+Delete) Click this button to delete the selected filter from the list.
edit1 (Enter) Click this button to edit the selected filter.
arrowUp/arrowDown Use these buttons to arrange filters as required.
copy Click this button to create a copy of the selected filter.

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Last modified: 12 November 2014
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