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Step Filters

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The page and all the pages under this node are available only when the PHP plugin is enabled. The plugin is bundled with PhpStorm and activated by default. If the plugin is not activated, enable it on the Plugins page of the Settings / Preferences Dialog as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

On this page, specify the methods stepping into which is suppressed. This will save your time and resources during debugging,

Use the controls on this page to exclude specific methods and entire groups from stepping into.

Skip magic methods Select this check box to suppress stepping into PHP magic methods and any other methods or functions with names starting with a double underscore __.
Skip constructors Select this check box to suppress stepping into constructors.
Skipped Methods In this area, create a list of specific methods that you do not want PhpStorm to step into.
  • To add a method to the list, click the Add add button and in the Add Method dialog box that opens type the name of the required function or the fully qualified name of the required method in the format \namespace\class->method.
  • To remove a method from the list so PhpStorm steps into it during a debugging sessions, select the desired method in the list and click the Remove delete button.

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Last modified: 12 July 2016