PyCharm 2021.2 Help

Debugger. Stepping

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

JavaScript

ItemDescription
Always do smart step into

By default, this checkbox is selected and Smart Step Into is invoked automatically when you invoke Step Into F7 in a line that contains multiple method calls. After that, you can select the call to step into.

If this checkbox is cleared, you can choose between Step Into F7 or Smart Step Into Shift+F7.

Do not step into library scriptsSelect 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.

ItemShortcutDescription
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+DeleteClick this button to delete the selected filter from the list.
the Edit buttonEnterClick this button to edit the selected filter.
the Move Up button/ the Move Down buttonUse these buttons to arrange filters as required.
the Duplicate buttonClick this button to create a copy of the selected filter.

Python

ItemDescription
Always do smart step into

By default, this checkbox is selected and Smart Step Into is invoked automatically when you invoke Step Into F7 in a line that contains multiple method calls. After that, you can select the call to step into.

If this checkbox is cleared, you can choose between Step Into F7 or Smart Step Into Shift+F7.

Do not step into library scriptsSelect 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.

ItemShortcutDescription
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+DeleteClick this button to delete the selected filter from the list.
the Edit buttonEnterClick this button to edit the selected filter.
the Move Up button/ the Move Down buttonUse these buttons to arrange filters as required.
the Duplicate buttonClick this button to create a copy of the selected filter.
Always do smart step intoThis 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: 16 July 2021