App Console view
Use the App Console view to interact with the console I/O capabilities provided by the semihosting implementation in the ARM® C libraries. To use this feature, semihosting support must be enabled in the debugger.
Figure 11-1 App Console view
Toolbar and context menu options
The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:
Links this view to the selected connection in the Debug Control view. This is the default. Alternatively, you can link the view to a different connection. If the connection you want is not shown in the drop-down list you might have to select it first in the Debug Control view.
- Save Console Buffer
Saves the contents of the App Console view to a text file.
- Clear Console
Clears the contents of the App Console view.
- Toggles Scroll Lock
Enables or disables the automatic scrolling of messages in the App Console view.
- View Menu
This menu contains the following options:
- New App Console View
Displays a new instance of the App Console view.
- Bring to Front for Write
If enabled, the debugger automatically changes the focus to this view when a semihosting application prompts for input.
Copies the selected text.
Pastes text that you have previously copied. You can paste text only when the application displays a semihosting prompt.
- Select All
Selects all text.