Solved

How to see Program screen while stepping thru code

Posted on 2009-04-02
5
162 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
When I set a code break the running screen goes blank.  Can it be viewed while stepping thru code to view changes?
0
Comment
Question by:GarySB
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 24052912
you don't have this problem when you have 2 screens and you have your running application on a different screen. this is due to the debug which is a blocking process and stops all other events like Paint to be done.
0
 

Author Comment

by:GarySB
ID: 24053373
When you say on a different screen do you mean two different physical monitors?
If so, then the running application would not be updated as the steps are advanced using F8
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Éric Moreau earned 125 total points
ID: 24053645
yes 2 physicals monitors attached to the same computer. I have this setup and I can see my screen while stepping through the code.
0
 

Author Comment

by:GarySB
ID: 24053696
And while you step through the code using F8 the other screen changes accordingly?
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:GarySB
ID: 31565912
Thanks for the Tip
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Well, all of us have seen the multiple EXCEL.EXE's in task manager that won't die even if you call the .close, .dispose methods. Try this method to kill any excels in memory. You can copy the kill function to create a check function and replace the …
Introduction When many people think of the WebBrowser (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2te2y1x6%28v=VS.85%29.aspx) control, they immediately think of a control which allows the viewing and navigation of web pages. While this is true, it's a…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

759 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question