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Debug Toolbar

The Debug toolbar provides access to tools for debugging program source code. From this toolbar you can:

  • Attach to running processes
  • Open a number of debugger windows
  • Run, pause or terminate program execution
  • Step over, step into or step out of program statements



Show > Window > Show Toolbar > Debug

Debug Toolbar Options



See also

Drop-down Command List

Click on the drop-down arrow and select options from the menu for attaching to a running process and accessing a range of debugging windows.

View Variables in Other Scopes View the Call Stack View the Local Variables Debug Another Process Show Loaded Modules Breakpoint and Marker Management Inspect Process Memory


Click on this option to begin or continue execution of the current program.

Shortcut: F6


Click on this option to pause or resume execution of the current program.

Step Over

Click on this option to step over the next statement in the program.

Shortcut: Alt+F6

Step In

Click on this option to step into the next function call in the program.

Shortcut: Shift+F6

Step Out

Click on this option to step out of the current function call.

Shortcut: Ctrl+F6

Debug Stop

Click on this option to stop debugging the current program.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Alt+F6


  • The toolbar can be docked to any main window edge or floated freely in a convenient location for quick access
  • 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 'Show > Window > Show Toolbar > Debug' ribbon option

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