Debug Toolbar
ToolbarDivider.png Debug_Finish_Debugger_Session.png Debug_Pause.png Debug_Reset.gif Debug_Continue.png Debug_Step_Over.png Debug_Step_Into.png Debug_Run_To_Cursor.png Debug_Set_PC_at_Cursor.gif Debug_Focus_Cursor_at_PC.gif ToolbarDivider.png

Keyboard shortcuts may be added or modified

The debug toolbar will not be visible when you first launch MPLAB X IDE. It will appear automatically when you start a debug session.


Keyboard:

Shift+F5

Menu:
Debug ▶ Finish Debug Session

Finish Debug Session

Ends the current debug session and closes the connection to the debug tool.

If you are running multiple debug sessions simultaneously, to end a specific session:

  • Open the Sessions window by choosing Window ▶ Debugging ▶ Sessions (Alt-Shift-6).
  • Right-click the debugging session you want to stop and choose Finish from the pop-up menu.

Keyboard:
None

Menu:
Debug ▶ Reset

Reset

Performs processor reset. Additional resets, such as POR/BOR, MCLR and System, may be available, depending on device.


Keyboard:
None

Menu:
Debug ▶ Pause

Pause

Pauses the debugging operation without finishing the session. Debug windows such as memory views and watches will be updated to reflect the current state of the device.


Keyboard:

F5

Menu:
Debug ▶ Continue

Continue

Resumes debugging until the next breakpoint or the end of the program is reached.


Keyboard:

F8

Menu:
Debug ▶ Step Over

Step Over

Executes one source line of the program. If the line is a function call, executes the entire function then stops.


Keyboard:

F7

Menu:
Debug ▶ Step Into

Step Into

Executes one source line of the program. If the line is a function call, executes the program up to the functions's first statement and stops.


Keyboard:

F4

Menu:
Debug ▶ Run to Cursor

Run To Cursor

Runs the current project to the cursor's location in the file and stops program execution.


Keyboard:
None

Menu:
Debug ▶ Set PC at Cursor

Set PC At Cursor

Sets the program counter (PC) value to the line address of the cursor.


Keyboard:
None

Menu:
Debug ▶ Focus Cursor at PC

Focus Cursor At PC

Moves the cursor to the current PC address and centers this address in the window.

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