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Steps through an application at the source level stopping on the first instruction of each source statement (for example, statements in a for() loop) including stepping into all function calls. You must compile your code with debug information to use this command successfully.


You can modify the behavior of this command with the set step-mode command.

steps [count]



Specifies the number of source statements to execute.

Note Execution stops immediately if a breakpoint is reached, even if fewer than count  source statements are executed.

Example 1-203 Examples

steps                              # Execute one source statement.
steps 5                            # Execute five source statements.