MPLAB® Snap Options Selection

The MPLAB® Snap In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer project properties available in MPLAB X IDE are a subset of the MPLAB PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer options.

Debugger options are set in the Project Properties dialog of MPLAB X IDE. Click on 'Snap' under “Categories” to display the “Options for Snap” (see Figure 1). Use the “Options categories” drop-down list to select various options. Click on an option name to see its description in the Option Description box below. Click to the right of an option name to select or change it.

The available option categories and the options within those categories are dependent on the device you have selected.

Figure 1: MPLAB X IDE Options for MPLAB Snap


After setting the options, click Apply or OK. Also click the Refresh Debug Tool status icon RefreshButton.png in the MPLAB X IDE dashboard display to update any changes made.

For MPLAB IPE, the options for MPLAB Snap are located in Settings > Advance Mode > Settings. Refer to MPLAB IPE online help for more information.

The possible option categories may include:
  • Memories to Program
  • Debug Options
  • Program Options
  • Freeze Peripherals
  • Power
  • Firmware
© 2024 Microchip Technology, Inc.
Notice: ARM and Cortex are the registered trademarks of ARM Limited in the EU and other countries.
Information contained on this site regarding device applications and the like is provided only for your convenience and may be superseded by updates. It is your responsibility to ensure that your application meets with your specifications. MICROCHIP MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, RELATED TO THE INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS CONDITION, QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PURPOSE. Microchip disclaims all liability arising from this information and its use. Use of Microchip devices in life support and/or safety applications is entirely at the buyer's risk, and the buyer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Microchip from any and all damages, claims, suits, or expenses resulting from such use. No licenses are conveyed, implicitly or otherwise, under any Microchip intellectual property rights.