IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 Help

Named Breakpoints

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IntelliJ IDEA makes it possible to add a name or a short description to a breakpoint to facilitate search.

Editing breakpoint description

To edit a breakpoint description

  1. Open the Breakpoints dialog.
  2. Right-click a breakpoint you are interested in.
  3. On the context menu, chooseEdit description.
  4. In the Edit Description dialog box, type the desired description.

The specified description shows in italic next to the address of a breakpoint in the Breakpoints dialog:

breakpoint description

To search a brekpoint by name

  1. Open the Breakpoints dialog.
  2. Start typing the name (description) of the desired breakpoint.
    ij breakpoint search

The breakpoint with the matching description gets the focus.

Last modified: 29 November 2017

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