The MCUXpresso IDE comes with a ‘Develop’ perspective which combines the usual C/C++ and the Debug perspective in one:
That ‘Develop’ perspective is great especially for new users of Eclipse, as it does not change windows and views between for the Debugging phase in the development process. But for advanced users the ‘Develop’ perspective might not be what they are used to, or if I want to have a special arrangements of views during debugging.
As always, Eclipse is very flexible and allows pretty much everything. I can specify for each connection which perspective I want to use.
The setting is a workspace setting, so go to Window > Preferences > Run/Debug > Perspectives. There I can specify for each launcher group or launcher entry which Perspective I want to use:
So I have specified for all connections that I want to use the ‘Debug’ perspective, and that it shall switch to it without prompting. It is possible to select any perspective or a custom one using that drop box on the right side of that dialog.
That way I can use the normal Debug perspective:
Happy Perspecting 🙂
- MCUXpresso IDE web page: http://www.nxp.com/mcuxpresso/ide
- MCUXpresso IDE community: http://www.nxp.com/mcuxpresso/ide/forum
- CodeRed Debug Perspective in Kinetis Design Studio