[Bug] Red Dot Breakpoints Ignored - Recipe

Mark Wieder mwieder at ahsoftware.net
Mon Aug 31 13:56:32 EDT 2015

Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at ...> writes:

> The debugger does not stop because the condtion isn't invalid but it
> doesn't tell me that - well it didn't use to but now I know that a reason
> that Red Dots are ignored is because of a mistake in my conditional
> statement it will trigger me to load it into the msg box and see if it
> works.

Yeah - that's an engine bug that is currently on its way to being fixed.

> What is the bug number for Red Dots ignored, I'd like to add my thoughts
> that after clicking the Ok button on the conditional statement that a
> validity check MUST be carried out. Surely this must be one of the reasons
> for user frustration with Red Dots.

Good question / good point. I don't use the IDE script editor much,
and certainly don't use the red-dot breakpoint feature, so I haven't
filed one. You should file one if there isn't one already. O really think
that whole mechanism should be rethought, though, so fixing the problem
may involve rewriting several chunks of the IDE.

 Mark Wieder
 ahsoftware at gmail.com

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