Memory view

This view enables you to:

Figure 33. Memory view

Memory view

The Memory view only provides the facility to modify how memory is displayed in this view. It is not possible to specify the use of byte, half-word, word or double read/write instructions to access memory from the Memory view. To control the memory access width you can use:

Show/hideToolbar and context menu options

The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:

Refresh

Refresh the view.

Back, Forward

Navigate through the history list.

History

Addresses and expressions you specify in the Address field are added to the drop down box, and persist until you clear the history list or exit Eclipse. If you want to keep an expression for later use, add it to the Expressions view.

Clear History, <Clear Data>

Clears the list of addresses and expressions in the History drop-down box.

Display Width

Click to cycle through the memory cell widths in the Memory view, or select a width from the drop-down menu. The default is four bytes.

Format

Click to cycle through the memory cell formats, or select a format from the drop-down menu. The default is hexadecimal.

Showing characters - click to hide the character display, Not showing characters - click to show the character display

Toggle the display of ASCII character equivalents for the memory values.

Freeze Data

Toggle the freezing of the data in the view. This also disables or enables the Address and Size fields and the Refresh option.

Show Tooltips

Toggle the display of tooltips on memory cell values.

New Memory View

Display a new instance of the Memory view.

Address field

Enter the address where you want to start viewing the target memory. Alternatively, you can enter an expression that evaluates to an address. For example $PC+256.

Addresses and expressions you specify are added to the drop down list, and persist until you exit Eclipse. If you want to keep an expression for later use, add it to the Expressions view.

Context menu options are available for editing this field.

Size field

The number of bytes to display.

Context menu options are available for editing this field.

Editing context menu options

The following options are available on the context menu when you select a memory cell value, the Address field, or the Size field for editing:

Cut

Copy and delete the selected value.

Copy

Copy the selected value.

Paste

Paste a value that you have previously cut or copied into the selected memory cell or field.

Delete

Delete the selected value.

Undo

Undo the last change you made to the selected memory cell or field. This is disabled for the Address field.

Toggle Breakpoint

Set or remove a breakpoint at the selected address.

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