variable monitor? Is there one?
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Oct 16 05:11:49 CEST 2013
On 10/15/13 6:48 PM, prothero at earthednet.org wrote:
> I'm wondering if there is a way to monitor a variable while the code
> is running. I have a cursor that won't stay set to my custom cursor,
> and I can't find where it is getting unlocked. I'm using 6.1.2.
Since the cursor isn't really a variable, I think your best option is to
use Find and Replace (Edit menu) to look for all instances of "cursor"
in all the scripts.
It's possible to set a global variable watch, but I don't think it will
work with built-in functions like the cursor unless you're setting the
cursor to the value of a variable you've defined. Then you could watch
If that's what you're doing, to automatically break into the script
editor when a variable changes:
Place the cursor in a line of script that contains the variable you want
Go to the Breakpoint pane in the variable watcher.
Right-click and choose "New Watch"
The handler you're in should be selected in the Handler popdown; or you
can choose a different one.
Choose the variable you want to watch from the Variable popdown.
Set a condition if you want, or leave it blank. Leaving it blank causes
a break whenever the variable changes in any way. Adding a condition
will break only if that condition is true.
Start browsing through the stack, doing actions that cause the watched
variable to change. When it changes (or meets a condition you've set,)
the script will break.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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