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Starting the Debugger Session

Before debugging

  1. Set the breakpoints in the source code.

  2. If necessary, create or modify the corresponding Run/Debug configuration.

The debug session starts with the selected run/debug configuration. Note that several debug processes can be launched simultaneously.

For example, debugging session for a Python script will start with the default temporary run/debug configuration, unless you select a permanent one.

To start debugging a Python script

  1. Open the desired Python script in the editor, or select it in the Project tool window.

  2. On the context menu, choose Debug <script name>:

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Note that after you've launched a debug session, the icons actions startDebugger svg icon that marks the Debug Tool Window toggles to active debug icon to indicate that the debugging process is active.

Last modified: 7 December 2018

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