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Configuring Debugger Options

Introduction

PyCharm supports debugging for Python and Django applications, classes, and files. The debugging functionality is incorporated in PyCharm, you only need to configure its settings.

Depending on the plugins enabled, PyCharm can also support debugging for other languages, for example, JavaScript.

The JavaScript debugging functionality is incorporated in PyCharm, you only need to configure its settings.

PyCharm supports debugging applications running on the built-in or an external web server. Debugging can be performed only using Google Chrome and other browsers of the Chrome family.

Configuring debugger settings

To configure settings required for debugging, perform the following general steps

  1. In the Project Structure, configure the roots, dependencies and libraries to be passed to the interpreter.
  2. In the Settings/Preferences dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), configure the debugger options:
    • Under the Build, Execution and Deployment section, click Debugger, and configure the debugger options.
    • Under the Build, Execution and Deployment section, click Python Debugger, and configure the Python debugger options.
Last modified: 19 June 2018

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