PyCharm 2016.3 Help

Named Breakpoints

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Introduction

PyCharm 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.
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  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:

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Searching for a breakpoint using its name

To search a brekpoint by name

  1. Open the Breakpoints dialog.
  2. Start typing the name (description) of the desired breakpoint.
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The breakpoint with the matching description gets the focus.

See Also

Last modified: 23 November 2016