Debugger Menu Differences - MPLAB® IDE v8 and MPLAB® X IDE

The following table highlights the Debugger menu changes from MPLAB® IDE v8 to MPLAB® X IDE. Due to the changes in MPLAB X IDE, not all MPLAB IDE v8 menu items will map identically. Major differences are discussed under 'Comments'.

Table: Debugger Menu Differences

Select Tool File > New Project
File > Project Properties
To select
To change
Clear Memory Not available. Use Fill Memory. Window > PIC Memory Views >Memory Window,
right click in window, then select 'Fill Memory'
Run Run > Run Main Project
Debug > Debug Main Project
Debug > Continue
Programmer Run
Debug Run
Run from Halt
Animate Not supported
Halt Debug > Pause
Step Into Debug > Step Into
Step Over Debug > Step Over
Step Out Debug > Step Out
Reset Debug > Reset
Breakpoints Debug > New Breakpoint
Debug > Toggle Breakpoint
Set a breakpoint in code by clicking in the
gutter next to a line of code.
Settings File > Project Properties
Stopwatch Window > Debugging > Stopwatch
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