Enabling Software Breakpoints

Last modified by Microchip on 2024/06/24 06:30

If not open already, open the Dashboard window from the main menu by selecting Window > Dashboard.

In the Dashboard window's sidebar, click the Software Breakpoint toggle button to enable/disable software breakpoints.

SWBP_Disabled.pngSoftware Breakpoints Disabled (click to enable)
SWBP_Enabled.pngSoftware Breakpoints Enabled (click to disable)
SWBP_NoSupport.pngSoftware Breakpoints Not Supported

At the bottom of the Dashboard window under the Debug Resources node, you will see the current status of Software Breakpoints.

Dashboard to enable software breakpoints

Warning: Using software breakpoints impacts device endurance. Development devices that have been used with software breakpoints should not be used for production.