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Use the Commands view to display DS-5 Debugger commands and the messages output by the debugger. It enables you to enter commands, run a command script, and save the contents of the view to a text file.
You can execute DS-5 Debugger commands by entering the command in the field provided, then click Submit.
You can also use content assist keyboard combinations provided by Eclipse to
display a list of DS-5 Debugger
commands. Filtering is also possible by entering a partial command. For example,
enter pr followed by the content assist
keyboard combination to search for the
To display sub-commands, you must filter on the top level command. For
example, enter info followed by the content
assist keyboard combination to display all the
See DS-5 Debug perspective keyboard shortcuts in the Related reference section for details about specific content assist keyboard combinations available in DS-5 Debugger.
The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:
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.
Saves the contents of the Commands view to a text file.
Clears the contents of the Commands view.
Enables or disables the automatic scrolling of messages in the Commands view.
A menu of options that enable you to manage and run command scripts:
A list of the recently run scripts.
A list of the scripts you have added to your favorites list.
Displays the Open dialog box to select and run a script file.
Displays the Scripts view, where you can organize your scripts.
Displays the History view.
Copies the selected commands. You can also use the standard keyboard shortcut to do this.
Pastes the command that you have previously copied into the Command field. You can also use the standard keyboard shortcut to do this.
Selects all output in the Commands view. You can also use the standard keyboard shortcut to do this.
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.
Runs the selected commands.
Displays a new instance of the Commands view.