The ”Debug” menu contains menu entries to aid in debugging a program, such as setting
breakpoints and watches.
- Show user program output in a window.
- (Alt-F5) Switches to the screen as it was last left by the running program.
- (Ctrl-F7) Adds a watch. A watch is an expression that can be evaluated by
the IDE and will be shown in a special window. Usually this is the content of some
- Shows the current list of watches in a separate window.
- (Ctrl-F8) Sets a breakpoint at the current line. When debugging, program
execution will stop at this breakpoint.
- Shows the current list of breakpoints in a separate window.
- (Ctrl-F3) Shows the call stack. The call stack is the list of addresses (and
filenames and line numbers, if this information was compiled in) of procedures that are
currently being called by the running program.
- Shows the call stack.
- Shows the current content of the CPU registers.
Floating point unit
- Shows the current content of the FPU registers.
- Shows the current content of the MMX (or equivalent) registers.
- Shows the GDB debugger console. This can be used to interact with the
debugger directly; here arbitrary GDB commands can be typed and the result will be
shown in the window.