To use the Data Monitor & Control Interface (DMCI) to modify and capture data values during a debug session, follow these steps:
Ensure the DMCI Plugin is Installed
Select the Hardware Tool for the Project
Open the Project Properties window for the application being debugged. Select either the ICD3, or MPLAB® REAL-ICE™ as the hardware tool.
Start the Debug SessionStart the debug session by clicking on the Debug Icon . This will cause the project to build, allowing the DMCI to identify all the application variables.
Pause the Debug SessionPause the debug session with either a breakpoint , halt-on-main, or a manual pause .