Run Menu Actions

Run Menu can be found in the main menu of MDT workbench. It contains all of the actions required to run, debug, step through code and work with breakpoints.
Different options in the menu are visible in different conditions, as each perspective can be customized to show only specific capabilities.

Run Menu commands.

Command

Name

Description

Shortcut

 

Debug As

Displays a sub menu of registered debug launch shortcuts. Launch shortcuts provide support for workbench or active editor selection sensitive launching.

 
  Debug History Displays a sub menu of the recent launch history of configurations launched in debug mode  
Debug Last Launched

Debug Last Launched / Debug

Allows you to quickly repeat the most recent launch in debug mode or to debug the current selection. Available only if that mode is supported (based on your current launch settings).

F11

Inspect

Inspect

Shows the results of inspecting the selected expression or variable in the context of a stack frame or variable in that thread.

Ctrl + Shift + I

Remove All Breakpoints Remove All Breakpoints Removes all breakpoints from the current workspace  
Resume

Resume

Resumes a suspended thread.

F8
 

Run As

Displays a sub menu of registered and run launch shortcuts. Launch shortcuts provide support for workbench or active editor selection sensitive launching.

 
 

Run History

Displays a sub menu of the recent history of launch configurations launched in run mode

 
Run Last Launched

Run Last Launched / Run

Allows you to quickly repeat the most recent launch in run mode or quickly run the selected resource, if that mode is supported (based on your current launch settings).

Ctrl + F11

Run To Line Run To Line Executes the program to the currently selected line in the editor Ctrl + R
Skip all breakpoints

Skip All Breakpoints

Marks all breakpoints in the current view as skipped.

 
Step Into

Step Into

Steps into the current statement.

F5
Step Over

Step Over

Steps over the highlighted statement. Execution will continue at the next line either in the same method or (if you are at the end of a method) it will continue in the method, from which the current method was called.

The cursor jumps to the declaration of the method and selects this line.

F6
Step Return

Step Return

Steps out of the current method. This option stops execution after exiting the current method.

F7
Suspend

Suspend

Suspends the selected thread of a target so that you can browse or modify code, inspect data, step, and so on.

 
Terminate

Terminate

Terminates the selected debug target.

Ctrl + F2
Toggle Breakpoint Toggle Breakpoint Toggles the appropriate type of breakpoint based on what is currently selected Ctrl + Shift + B
Toggle Breakpoint Toggle Line Breakpoint Toggles a line breakpoint on the current executable line of code  
Toggle Breakpoint Toggle Method Breakpoint Toggles a method breakpoint on the currently selected method declaration  
Toggle Watchpoint Toggle Watchpoint Toggles a watchpoint on the currently selected field  
Use Step Filters Use Step Filters Toggles step filters on/off. When enabled, all step functions apply to step filters. Shift + F5
Watch

Watch

Creates a watch item. A watch item is an expression in the Expressions view which value is being updated as you debug.

 

Related concepts

Local Debugging

Related tasks

Running and Debugging
Adding Line breakpoints

Related Reference

Debug Preferences