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Creating Line Breakpoints

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Basics

A line breakpoint set_breakpoint is a breakpoint assigned to a specific line in the source code.

Line breakpoints can be set on executable lines. Comments, declarations and empty lines are not valid locations for the line breakpoints.

Creating line breakpoints in the editor

To create a line breakpoint in the editor

  1. Place the caret on the desired line of the source code.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click the left gutter area at a line where you want to toggle a breakpoint.
    • On the main menu, choose Run | Toggle Line Breakpoint.
    • Press Ctrl+F8.

Creating temporary line breakpoints

To create a temporary line breakpoint in the editor

  1. Place the caret on the desired line of the source code.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose Run | Toggle Temporary Line Breakpoint.
    • Press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F8.

Deleting line breakpoints

To remove a breakpoint, do one of the following

  • In the Breakpoints dialog box, select the desired line breakpoint, and click delete.
  • In the editor, locate the line with the line breakpoint to be deleted, and click its icon in the left gutter.
  • Place caret on the desired line and press Ctrl+F8.

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Last modified: 7 May 2015