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Debug Tool Window. Console

This tab is marked with icons debugger console and shows the output and error stream messages.

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Console Toolbar

Item

Tooltip and shortcut

Description

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Up/down the Stack Trace
Ctrl+Alt+Up Ctrl+Alt+Down

Click this button to navigate up or down in the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.

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Use Soft Wraps

Click this button to toggle the soft wrap mode of the output.

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Scroll to the end

Click this button to navigate to the bottom of the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.

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Print

Click this button to send the console text to the default printer.

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Clear All

Click this button to remove all text from the console. This function is also available on the context menu of the console.

icon showCommandLine

Show Python prompt

This button is available in the Debug console. If it is pressed, you can enter commands in the console and view output.
Note that in the debug console, code completion is available:
py interactive debug console

It's also possible to scroll through the history of commands with the up and down arrow keys.

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Browse history
Ctrl+Alt+E

Press this button to show the Debug Console History dialog box, where one can view the console entries and navigate through them, using the arrow keys.

Click OK to close the dialog box.

Context Menu Commands

Item

Description

Compare with Clipboard

Opens the Clipboard vs Editor dialog box that allows you to view the differences between the selection from the editor and the current clipboard content. This dialog is a regular comparing tool that enables you to copy the line at caret to the clipboard, find text, navigate between differences and manage white spaces.

Copy URL

Choose this command to copy the current URL to the system clipboard. This command only shows on a URL, if it is included in an application's output.

Create Gist

Choose this command to open the Create Gist dialog box.

Clear All

Clears the output window.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Ctrl+D key combination allows you to send EOF (end of file), i.e. to signal that no more data can be read from a data source.

Last modified: 12 October 2018

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