Method 1: Dashboard Window
If not open already, open the Dashboard window from the main menu: Window ▶ Dashboard
In the Dashboard window's sidebar, click the Software Breakpoint toggle button to enable/disable software breakpoints.
|Software Breakpoints Disabled (click to enable)|
|Software Breakpoints Enabled (click to disable)|
|Software Breakpoints Not Supported|
At the bottom of the Dashboard window under the Debug Resources node, you will see the current status of Software Breakpoints.
Using software breakpoints impacts device endurance. Development devices that have been used with software breakpoints should not be used for production.
Method 2: Project Properties Window
Open Project Properties window.
Select ICD 3 under Categories.
Select Debug Options from the Options Categories combo box
Check box to enable use of software breakpoints.