Console View

Console View displays a variety of console types depending on the type of development and the current set of user settings.

Console View

By default Console View is visible in most of MDT perspectives. To add a view to the current perspective, click Open Console view Window > Show View > Other... > General > Console.

The two consoles that are provided by default with MDT are:

You can change settings for consoles on Opens the Console preference page Run/Debug > Console preference page.

Commands available in Console View are listed below.

Command Name Description Availability
Clear Console Clear Console Clears currently active console. It is available as both a view command and a contextual menu item. Context menu and view action
Display Selected Console Display Selected Console Opens a listing of used consoles and allows you to select which one you would like to see. View action
Open Console Open Console Opens a new console of the selected type. View action
Pin Current Console Pin Pins the current console to remain on top of all the other consoles. View action
Scroll Lock Scroll Lock Changes if scroll lock should be enabled or not in the current console. Context menu and view action

Related concepts

Magik views
Magik perspectives

Related tasks

Changing the appearance of the console view

Related reference

GIS Console
Stacktrace Console
Console Preferences
Views and editors