PhpStorm 8.0.2 Web Help

Examining Suspended Program

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Basics

When a breakpoint is hit, or a program execution is manually suspended, you can examine your application by analyzing frames.

A frame corresponds to an active method or function call. A frame stores the local variables of the called method or function, the arguments to it, and the code context that enables expression evaluation.

All currently active frames are displayed on the Frames pane of the Debug tool window, where you can switch between them and analyze the information stored therein.

Examining a suspended thread

Examining a frame

Examining a frame

  • Select a frame from the Frames list. The Variables pane shows all the variables available to the method call in this frame, so you can further explore them:
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Navigating between frames

To navigate between frames

  • Use up and down arrow buttons on the toolbar.
  • Use Up and Down shortcuts.

See Also

Last modified: 10 December 2014