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Debug probe last evaluated code selection doesn't remain in history

asked 2022-04-25 08:23:30 -0500

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updated 2022-05-02 10:19:21 -0500

I evaluate a section of code in the debug probe and it executes in the current context as expected. However, when I press up cursor to repeat the last executed block of code in the history it's not there anymore! so I have to make a selection of the code and evaluate again. Which breaks my focus as I have to repeat that same selection may times in a debug task.

For a test, I do the same for a smaller section of the same code. When I press the up cursor it's there. I start to increase the size of the code block and when it reaches 24 lines it stops remaining in the history.

Is there a setting anywhere that controls the maximum size of the executed code that goes in to the history? or is this a limitation? I started a new project in case the project files where corrupted but it didn't make any difference.

I'm using winpro 7.2.9.0

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answered 2022-04-25 16:01:19 -0500

This is a limitation of Wing 7 and 8 (and earlier versions). We'll look at changing this in future releases.

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answered 2022-05-02 10:22:39 -0500

You may be able to use the active ranges feature to solve this -- select the block of code in the editor, press the "set active range" icon in the Debug Probe (the icon with a stack of lines and a + sign) and then you can use the cog icon that appears to re-execute the active range at any time. Wing should do a reasonable job of tracking the boundaries of the range if you edit it.

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