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Console tab

This tab is marked with the Debugger Cinsole icon and shows the output and error stream messages.

Console Toolbar

ItemTooltip and shortcutDescription
previous occurrence next occurrenceUp/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.
the Soft-Wrap buttonUse Soft WrapsClick this button to toggle the soft wrap mode of the output.
Scroll to the endScroll to the endClick this button to navigate to the bottom of the stack trace and have the cursor jump to the corresponding location in the source code.
the Print buttonPrintClick this button to send the console text to the default printer.
Clear allClear AllClick this button to remove all text from the console. This function is also available from the context menu of the console.
Show Console PromptShow 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:

interactive debug console

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

Browse historyBrowse history
Ctrl+Alt+E

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

Click OK to close the dialog.

Context Menu Commands

ItemDescription
Compare with ClipboardOpens the Clipboard vs Editor dialog 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 URLChoose 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 GistChoose this command to open the Create Gist dialog.
Clear AllClears the output window.

Keyboard Shortcuts

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

Last modified: 19 August 2020