How to debug Python IDLE?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Oct 15 21:22:46 CEST 2014


On 10/15/2014 3:09 PM, ryguy7272 wrote:
> I'm wondering how to debug code in IDLE Python 3.4.  I found this.

Use 3.4.2, which has an important bugfix for debugger.

> http://www.cs.uky.edu/~paulp/CS115F11/notes/debug/debug.html
>
> That looks pretty helpful,

> but mine is nothing like that.  All my controls are greyed out.

That is normal when you first turn debugger on.  You have to load a file 
in the editor and then run it (F5).  On the site above, the file is 
volume.py.  The the debugger is 'activated'.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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