11.22 Target Console view

Use the Target Console view to display messages from the target setup scripts.


Default settings for this view are controlled by DS-5 Debugger options in the Preferences dialog box. For example, the default location for the console log. You can access these settings by selecting Preferences from the Window menu.

Toolbar and context menu options

The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:
Linked: context
Links this view to the selected connection in the Debug Control view. This is the default. Alternatively you can link the view to a different connection. If the connection you want is not shown in the drop-down list you might have to select it first in the Debug Control view.
Save Console Buffer
Saves the contents of the Target Console view to a text file.
Clear Console
Clears the contents of the Target Console view.
Toggles Scroll Lock
Enables or disables the automatic scrolling of messages in the Target Console view.
View Menu
This menu contains the following options:
New Target Console View
Displays a new instance of the Target Console view.
Bring to Front for Write
If enabled, the debugger automatically changes the focus to this view when a target script prompts for input.
Copies the selected text.
Pastes text that you have previously copied.
Select All
Selects all text.
Related reference
Chapter 11 DS-5 Debug Perspectives and Views
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