Console Window

Prompt for commands as described in the Debugger Command Reference.

Menu

View > Console

Toolbar

Console

The command prompt is (xdb). All diagnostics and error messages are printed to the Console window.

Note

The debugger keeps all commands from the current session in a buffer, including commands from script files. This facilitates repeating and editing commands.

The Console window supports the following keys:

Console Window Keys

Key

Command

Up arrow

go back one command in the command history buffer

Down arrow

go forward one command in the command history buffer

Left arrow

move cursor left

Right arrow

move cursor right

PgUp

one page up

PgDown

one page down

Home

go to beginning of line

End

go to end of line

Backspace

delete character left of cursor

Delete

delete character at cursor position

Escape

delete whole line

All other typed text is inserted into the line. When pressing Return, the command is issued and executed.

It is possible to change from insert mode to overstrike mode, and back again, by pressing the Insert key.

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