Where is the Debug tab in the MetaEditor Toolbox window?

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afiverestatcastle
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afiverestatcastle  

I'm reading a book and it say's "You can monitor the value of a variable during debugging by using the Watch window inside the Debug tab in the MetaEditor Toolbox window."

Where is the — Debug tab in the MetaEditor Toolbox window?

I'm using MetaEditor version 5.

Thanks.

William Roeder
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William Roeder  
Debug
rrocchi
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rrocchi  

You can also place Break Points, and after placing it, execute the Play button like @whroeder1 said above.


Pimpinela
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Pimpinela  

There you go.

afiverestatcastle
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afiverestatcastle  
rrocchi:

You can also place Break Points, and after placing it, execute the Play button like @whroeder1 said above.


Thanks for break points. I didn't know that.
afiverestatcastle
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afiverestatcastle  

Thanks for your reply. I don't seem to have a DEBUG TAB.

Files:
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Mladen Rakic
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Mladen Rakic  
afiverestatcastle:

Thanks for your reply. I don't seem to have a DEBUG TAB.

You have to start the debug session first 

Alain Verleyen
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Alain Verleyen  
afiverestatcastle:

Thanks for your reply. I don't seem to have a DEBUG TAB.

Read the documentation please !
Code debugging - Developing programs - MetaTrader 5
Code debugging - Developing programs - MetaTrader 5
  • www.metatrader5.com
MetaEditor has a built-in debugger allowing you to check a program execution step by step (by individual functions). Place breakpoints in the code. These are the places where the program execution should be paused. Then launch the program on a regular chart or the strategy tester. As soon as the program reaches a breakpoint, it is paused. This...
afiverestatcastle
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afiverestatcastle  
Thank you both. I will study this.
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