Viewing Debug Data

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The Wing Pro debugger provides several ways in which to look at your debug program's data:

  • By inspecting locals and globals using the Stack Data tool. This area displays values for the currently selected stack frame.
  • By browsing values in all loaded modules (as determined by sys.modules), using the Modules tool.
  • By watching specific values from either of the above views (right click on values to add them to the Watch tool)
  • By typing expressions in the Watch tool.

The variable data displayed by Wing is fetched from the debug server on the fly as you navigate. Because of this, you may experience a brief delay when a change in an expansion or stack frame results in a large data transfer.

For the same reason, leaving large amounts of debug data visible on screen may slow down stepping through code.

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