Setting Labels to Variables, Objects and Watches
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You can add your own label to a variable, object, or watch and then reference it as if it were a local variable
<label-name>_DebugLabel defined in the same context where the expression is evaluated. IntelliJ IDEA also displays these labels in suggestion pop-up lists for code completion in the Evaluate Expression dialog box.
Settings and removing labels
To set a label
- Select the desired watch in the list
- Select Mark Object on the context menu or press F11. The Select object label dialog box opens.
- Specify the label name.
- Click the Browse button to change the label color. Click OK when ready.
To remove a label, right-click the item and select Unmark Object on the context menu, or select the item in the list and press F11.
Last modified: 29 November 2017