IntelliJ IDEA 15.0 Help


File | Settings | Build, Execution, Deployment | Debugger

Use this page to configure behavior of the Debugger and customize its view.

Common debugger options

Focus application on breakpoint If this check box is selected, on hitting a breakpoint, IntelliJ IDEA will show the location of this breakpoint in the editor and will attempt to bring its frame to the front.
Show debug window on breakpoint Is this check box is selected, IntelliJ IDEA activates the Debug Tool Window on hitting a breakpoint.
Hide debug window on process termination Automatically hide the Debug window when the debugged program terminates.
Scroll execution point to center If this check box is selected, the line with the current execution point will be kept in the middle of the screen.

Built-in server

Port Use this spin box to specify the number of the port where the built-in web server runs. The port number should be set to 1024 or higher. By default this port is set to the default IntelliJ IDEA port through which IntelliJ IDEA accepts connections from services (63342).
Can accept external connectionsIf this check box is selected, then the files launched on the built-in server running on the specified port, are accessible from a different computer.


TransportSelect transport for connection to the process. Available options are socket and shared memory, which is available for Windows systems only.
Force classic VM for JDK 1.3.x and earlierCheck this option to launch process to be debugged with classic VM.
Disable JITWith this option you can control whether the -Djava.compiler=NONE parameter is specified when the application is launched. This parameter affects JIT compiler, and if the option is turned on, JIT compiler will be disabled.

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Last modified: 5 November 2015