IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.0 Web Help

Enabling, Disabling and Removing Breakpoints

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Toggling between the enabled and disabled state of a breakpoint

  1. Place the caret at the desired line with a breakpoint.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose Run | Toggle Breakpoint Enabled :
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    • Right-click the desired breakpoint icon, select or deselect the <breakpoint name> enabled check box, and then click Done.
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    • Alt -click on the breakpoint icon.

Disabling a breakpoint temporarily in the editor

  1. Place the caret at the desired line with a breakpoint.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose Run | Toggle Temporary Line Breakpoint :
    • Right-click the desired breakpoint icon, and clear the Line <line number> in <file name> check box in the pop-up dialog box that opens, and then click Done.
    • With the Alt key pressed, click the breakpoint icon.

Enabling a temporarily disabled breakpoint in the editor

  1. Place the caret at the desired line with a breakpoint.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click the desired breakpoint icon, select the Line <line number> in <file name> check box in the pop-up dialog box that opens, and then click Done.
    • With the Alt key pressed, click the breakpoint icon.

Removing a breakpoint

Removing all breakpoints of a certain type

  1. On the main menu, choose Run | View Breakpoints , or press Ctrl+Shift+F8.
  2. In the Breakpoints dialog, press the left arrow key to select the desired category.
  3. Press Delete.

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Last modified: 12 November 2014
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