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

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

MPLAB® IDE v8 MPLAB® X IDE Comments
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, 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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