Use this page to manage the general data viewing settings. Refer to Debugger options: configuring data views for information on C/C++ specifics.
Common debugger settings
|Sort values alphabetically||Select this option to sort the values in the Variables pane of the Debug tool window.|
|Enable auto expressions in Variables view|
Select this option if you want the CLion debugger to automatically evaluate expressions and show the corresponding values in the Variables pane of the Debug tool window.
The debugger analyzes the context near the breakpoint (the current statement, one statement before, and one after). It does so to find various expressions in the source code (if available) such as, for example,
If such expressions don't contain explicit method invocations, the debugger evaluates them and shows the corresponding values in the Variables view.
|Show values inline||Select this option to enable the feature that allows viewing the values of variables right next to their usage in the editor.|
|Value tooltips delay (ms)||Specify the delay (in milliseconds) between the moment when the mouse pointer hovers over an object in the Variables pane of the Debug tool window, and the moment when a tooltip with the object's value is displayed.|
|Show value tooltip on code selection|
Select this option to enable tooltips that show the expression value when you select a code fragment in the editor.
You can extend or shrink the selection with Ctrl+W/ Ctrl+Shift+W thus changing the evaluated expression: