Debugger/Programmer Configuration Options

MPLAB® X IDE will automatically use the default configuration settings for you. The information shown below is only needed if you want to modify the default settings.

MPLAB® X IDE allows you to configure how the Debugger/Programmer tools (such as MPLAB ICD3, REAL ICE™ or PICkit™ 3) operate. Configuration options vary depending on which tool and device are selected. As a general rule, things like memory ranges to program, voltages, clock sources,and speeds, and a variety of other debug options may be controlled from this category.

Real ICE™


This section describes how to set MPLAB® ICD 3 configuration options from within MPLAB X IDE.

Topics include:

  • Memory ranges for programming and preservation
  • Software Breakpoints
  • Programming tasks and settings
  • Power settings
  • and more…

PICkit™ 3

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