When the VM suspends a thread (due to hitting a
or stepping through code), you can evaluate expressions in the context of a stack frame.
Expressions can be entered and evaluated in the
To add an expression
view, right-click (Mac OS: Ctrl click) in the view area and select
from the popup menu.
New watch expression
dialog box will be displayed. Type the expression in the
defines, whether this expression will be enabled. Deselect it if you want to disable the expression.