When the VM suspends a thread (due to hitting a breakpoint or
stepping through code), you can evaluate expressions in the context of
a stack frame.
Expressions can be entered and evaluated in the Detail Pane (in the Expressions
view and Variables view).
add an expression
- In the Expressions
view, right-click (Mac OS: Ctrl+click) in the view area and
select Add Expression
from the popup menu.
- The New watch expression
dialog box will be displayed. Type the expression in the Expression field.
- The checkbox Enable
defines, whether this expression will be enabled. Deselect it if you
want to disable the expression.
- Click OK when finished.