Possible to create a user-defined option to be used in the debug mode?

How can I create a user-defined option to be used in the debug mode? For example, when I'm in debug mode, I can use "F" for Find, "Ev" for eval, etc.
Sorry, the debugger does not let you create your own functions. However, if all you want to do is to run a standard command when the debug screen is up, try setting your attention key to call QCMD, then when you press the attention key you will get a command line.

If you really need additional functions, then look at the Debug API manual. It gives you some idea of how to write a debugger. However, it's a very complex process, and you would have to write a complete replacement for the supplied debugger -- you can't write 'add-on' modules for the supplied debugger.


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This was first published in January 2005

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