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Debug & Record Toolbar

The Debug & Record toolbar provides tools for debugging program source code. The Debug & Record toolbar can be docked to any main window edge or floated freely in a convenient location for quick access.

Access    View | Toolbars | Debug & Record

Use to

Attach to running processes
Run, pause or terminate program execution
Step over, step into or step out of program statements
Record program execution






See also

Drop-down Command List

Show a drop-down menu containing commands for running and managing Analyzer scripts.




Attach to Process

Attach to a running process.





Begin or continue execution of  the current program.





Pause or resume program execution.




Step Over

Step over the next statement.


Alt + F6


Step In

Step into the next statement.


Shift + F6


Step Out

Step out of the current method.


Ctrl + F6


Debug Stop

Terminate execution of the current program.


Ctrl + Alt + F6


Manual Record

Manually step record the current thread.



Recording Sequence Diagrams

Auto Record

Auto record an execution trace for the current thread.



Step Through

Step through the current function.

This button is available when manually recording steps; it attempts to step into a function on the line of code.

If a function call is made, the function call is captured and the debugger steps back out of the function to either the same line or the next line.


Alt + ;


Stop Recording

End the recording of program execution.





You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions
You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the View | Toolbars | Diagram menu option