Debugging with MPLAB® X IDE
Controlling program execution, in either a simulator or debugger, with the explicit capability of observing and modifying memory, including Special Function Register (SFR) contents. Debugging gives you the ability to observe program execution and make the necessary changes to ensure proper operation.

There are several essential elements of debugging:

  • Starting a debug session
  • Controlling program execution
  • Observing SFRs
  • Observing or modifying memory content
  • Modifying SFRs or memory content
  • Ending a debug session

The following pages show you how to perform each step of debugging:

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