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Starting the Debugger Session

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Before debugging

The debug session starts with the selected run/debug configuration. Note that several debug processes can be launched simultaneously.

For example, debugging session for a Python script will start with the default temporary run/debug configuration, unless you select a permanent one.

Debugging an application

To start debugging a Python script

  1. Open the desired Python script in the editor, or select it in the Project tool window.
  2. On the context menu, choose Debug <script name>:

Note that after you've launched a debug session, the /help/img/idea/2017.1/debug.png icon that marks the Debug Tool Window toggles to /help/img/idea/2017.1/active_debug_icon.png to indicate that the debugging process is active.

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Last modified: 26 July 2017