Opened 4 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#1086 closed enhancement (fixed)

Debugger -> Display Value should support any Perl expression

Reported by: dandv Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Debugger for Perl 5 Version: 0.76
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Coming from other IDEs, the "Debugger -> Display Value" function seems the closest Padre has to the concept of "Watches". It would be really helpful, though, to be able to watch any Perl expression, not just a variable.

Also, it would help if the Display Value menu item were replicated in the context menu, a la "Add to watches" in other IDEs.

Finally, the expression should be evaluated right away in the Debugger window. Right now, its value is only displayed after a Step.

Padre 0.76 installed from CPAN
v5.12.1 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
Wx Version=(0.98) wxWidgets 2.8.10 unicode=(1)

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Change History (4)

Changed 4 years ago by zenogantner

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by zenogantner

also, the display of the variables/expressions could be much nicer

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by szabgab

  • Component changed from editor to Debugger for Perl 5

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by bowtie

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

dandv

with Debug2 you can do p exp

also all action buttons at top of the panel apply to next iteration

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