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Debugger. Stepping

File | Settings | Build, Execution, Deployment | Debugger | Stepping for Windows and Linux
PyCharm | Preferences | Build, Execution, Deployment | Debugger | Stepping for macOS
Ctrl+Alt+S the Settings/Preferences icon

Use this page to improve the debug stepping speed and specify the elements to be skipped while stepping.

Item

Description

JavaScript

Do not step into library scripts

Select this checkbox to suppress stepping into library scripts while debugging.

Do not step into scripts

Select this checkbox to suppress stepping into certain scripts while debugging. Use the toolbar buttons to manage the list of scripts to be skipped.

Item

Shortcut

Description

the Add buttonAlt+Insert

Click this button to add a new script filter.

In the dialog that opens, type the names of files to be skipped or use wildcards. For example, if you want to always skip JavaScript files, type *.js.

the Remove buttonAlt+Delete

Click this button to delete the selected filter from the list.

the Edit buttonEnter

Click this button to edit the selected filter.

the Move Up button/the Move Down button

Use these buttons to arrange filters as required.

the Duplicate button

Click this button to create a copy of the selected filter.

Python

Do not step into library scripts

Select this checkbox to suppress stepping into library scripts while debugging.

Do not step into scripts

Select this checkbox to suppress stepping into certain scripts while debugging. Use the toolbar buttons to manage the list of scripts to be skipped.

Item

Shortcut

Description

the Add buttonAlt+Insert

Click this button to add a new script filter.

In the dialog that opens, type the names of files to be skipped or use wildcards. For example, if you want to always skip JavaScript files, type *.js.

the Remove buttonAlt+Delete

Click this button to delete the selected filter from the list.

the Edit buttonEnter

Click this button to edit the selected filter.

the Move Up button/the Move Down button

Use these buttons to arrange filters as required.

the Duplicate button

Click this button to create a copy of the selected filter.

Always do smart step into

This option is set by default to be automatically used every time when there are multiple method calls on the line. Clear this checkbox if you do not want to use smart step into automatically.

Last modified: 25 May 2020