Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming

IDL Workbench Runs Through Breakpoints

QUESTION: Uh, has anyone else noticed that the IDL 7.0.1 Workbench occasionally gets itself in a state where it will no longer recognize a breakpoint. I just spent 10 minutes trying to set a breakpoint in one of my files, and I finally had to insert a STOP command to get the darn thing to stop.

ANSWER: Yes, we have noticed. The good folks at ITTVIS are aware of the problem, but as of the moment, do not have a good understanding of what the problem is or how to work around it. Exiting IDL and re-editing your file sometimes works.

Version of IDL used to prepare this article: IDL 7.0.1.

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