[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [FBII] Debugger

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From: David Cottrell <David.Cottrell@...>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 13:06:24 +1000
>Things seem kind of slow, so I would like to put something up for discussion.
>
>I've been using FBII for several years now and I usually find that I can get
>it to do just about anything I set my mind to. Sometimes it takes a day or two
>to figure something out, but the one thing that I have never been able to use
>(and I don't want to use FB^3 with the same limitation) is the Debugger.

I couldn't live without it! I really miss some of its functionality in FB^3.


>Additionally, how can you break into the Debugger when you want to check out
>your program as it opens from one of its Finder Documents. I have done all of
>my debugging with calls to Debugstr in MacsBug and this just isn't going to
>cut it anymore.

I believe this can be done in FB^3 (but not FBII) - just compile your app,
with the debugger options active and the relevant break points set.
Remember in FB^3 all runs are of a seperate compiled application which is
sublaunched by the FB^3 compiler.

I don't know about the hierarchical menus. I've never used any but this
needs to be explored if it is a problem. Perhaps you should send a demo and
bug report to Staz?

Need any more details?

David