Variables View

Variables View displays information about the variables associated with the stack frame selected in Debug View. When debugging a Magik program, variables can be selected to provide more detailed information displayed in Detail Pane. In addition, Magik objects can be expanded to show the fields, which that variable contains.

Variables View with columns

By default Variables View is visible in Debug Perspective. To add this view to the current perspective, click Command Link Window > Show View > Other... > Debug > Variables.

There are many commands available in Variables View:

Command Name Description Availability
Change Value Change Value... Allows you to change the value for the underlying selected variable. Context menu
Collapse All Collapse All Collapses all the currently expanded variables. View action
Copy Expressions Copy Variables Copies the selected variables to the system clipboard. Context menu
Add Watch Expression Create Watch Expression Allows you to create a watch expression for the selected variable. Context menu
  Find... Opens the search dialog to find elements in the variables view. Context menu
  Select All Selects all variables from the view. Context menu
  Show Details As Changes the type of details pane for the view. Context menu
Show Logical Structures

Show Logical Structures

Changes whether logical structures should be shown in the view.

View action

Related concepts

Magk views
Magik perspectives

Related tasks

Evaluating expressions

Related reference

Detail Pane
View Layout Commands
Expressions View