11.13 History view

Use the History view to display a list of the commands generated during the current debug session.

It also enables you to:
  • Clear its contents.
  • Select commands and save them as a script file. You can add the script file to your favorites list when you click Save. Favorites are displayed in the Scripts view.
  • Enable or disable the automatic scrolling of messages.
Figure 11-14 History view
History view

Note

Default settings for this view are controlled by a DS-5 Debugger setting in the Preferences dialog box. For example, the default location for script files. 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.
Exports the selected lines as a script
Displays the Save As dialog box to save the selected commands to a script file.
When you click Save on the Save As dialog box, you are given the option to add the script file to your favorites list. Click OK to add the script to your favorites list. Favorites are displayed in the Scripts view.
Clear Console
Clears the contents of the History view.
Toggles Scroll Lock
Enables or disables the automatic scrolling of messages in the History view.
Copy
Copies the selected commands.
Select All
Selects all commands.
Save selected lines as a script...
Displays the Save As dialog box to save the selected commands to a script file.
When you click Save on the Save As dialog box, you are given the option to add the script file to your favorites list. Click OK to add the script to your favorites list. Favorites are displayed in the Scripts view.
Execute selected lines
Runs the selected commands.
New History View
Displays a new instance of the History view.
Related reference
Chapter 11 DS-5 Debug Perspectives and Views
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