IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 Help

Named Breakpoints

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

To edit 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 for a breakpoint using its 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: 24 July 2018

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