Active Window :
The window to which all keystrokes (except those valid in the Command Window) apply. An active window is indicated by a highlighted border. The Tab and Shift-Tab keys are used to select the next and previous window, respectively.
Animate Mode :
The mode of execution in which an application runs one line at a time until a Breakpoint or Tracepoint is reached, with the Execution Bar moving to each line as it is executed.
A point at which an application pauses execution and returns control to the debugger.
A list containing the names of all pending activations at the current point in an application.
Callstack Window :
The window in which the Callstack is displayed.
Code Window :
The window in which source code is displayed.
Command Window :
The window in which commands are displayed and entered.
The cursor indicates the current line and/or column position in the active window or dialog box. Note that some windows, such as the Monitor Window, do not utilize the cursor. When a window that does not utilize the cursor is active, the cursor appears in the Code Window.
See Also: Highlight, Input Focus
A tool used to track down errors in a program.
Dialog Box :
A box displayed from within the debugger whenever further input is required.
Execution Bar :
The highlight bar which is positioned on the line of code to be executed next.
Help Window :
The window in which online help is displayed.
The process of examining work areas, variables, expressions and activations inside the debugger.
Menu Bar :
The bar at the top of the debugger screen, on which the available menu choices are displayed.
Monitor Window :
The window in which monitored variables are displayed.
Monitored Variable :
A variable which is selected by the options on the Monitor Menu and displayed in the Monitor Window.
Run Mode :
The mode of execution in which an application executes without pausing, until a Breakpoint or Tracepoint is reached.
Script File :
A file in which frequently used debugger commands are stored and from which those commands can be executed.
Set Colors Window :
The window in which the Debugger color settings can be inspected.
Single Step Mode :
The mode of execution in which only the line of code highlighted by the Execution Bar is executed, and its output displayed.
Trace Mode :
A mode of execution similar to Single Step Mode, the difference being that Trace Mode traces over function and procedure calls.
A variable or expression whose value is displayed in the Watch Window, and which causes an application to pause whenever that value changes.
View Sets Window :
The window in which Clipper language status settings can be inspected.
View Workareas Window :
The window in which work area information is displayed.
Watch Window :
The window in which Watchpoints and Tracepoints are displayed.
A variable or expression whose value is displayed in the Watch Window and updated as an application executes.