To use the Data Monitor & Control Interface (DMCI) Runtime Watch follow these steps:
Ensure DMCI Plugin is Installed
Select the Real-ICE™ as the Hardware Tool for the Project
Open the Project Properties window for the application being debugged. Select the MPLAB® REAL-ICE™ as the hardware tool (Runtime Watch will only work with a Real-ICE debug tool).
Start the debug session by clicking on the Debug Icon . This will cause the project to build, allowing the DMCI plugin to identify all the application variables.
Pause the debug session with either a break point , halt-on-main, or a manual pause.
Open the DMCI Window
From the main IDE menu select Tools ► Embedded ►DMCI ► DMCI Window
Enable "Automatic Events"
- Select the "Automated Event Settings" icon from the DMCI Window
- Check "Enable Operation" then "OK"
Click on the Run Icon to continue the simulation and watch the value of the variable update in the graph as the application runs.