Start a debugging session
Configure the Run/Debug Configurations profile ( ).
- Create a breakpoint. To create a breakpoint, select the code line that you want to examine and click an area in the gutter near the line number.
- Click the Debug icon ().
Customize breakpoint settings
To customize breakpoint settings, press Ctrl+Shift+F8. To see all breakpoints in the project (with additional settings), click More or press the same shortcut Ctrl+Shift+F8 again.
Do not suspend code execution
Use action breakpoints to evaluate a variable at a particular line of code without suspending code execution. To create an action breakpoint, click the gutter while pressing Shift.
Create a temporary breakpoint
To create a breakpoint that stops only once, click the left gutter while holding Shift+Alt. For more information, refer to the section Breakpoint types.
To disable a breakpoint, click the breakpoint while pressing Alt.
Run to cursor
To stop code execution at the cursor position without adding another breakpoint, click the Run to cursor icon() or press Alt+F9.
While in debug mode, you can evaluate any expression by pressing Alt+F8.
This tool provides code completion just as in the editor so it’s very easy to enter any expression:
If you have any instances marked with labels, code completion will offer you its names so you can evaluate them:
Configuring debugger settings
To change debugger settings, click Settings menu, click .. In the