Get back the mouse while in debugger

This tip describe how to get the mouse pointer to appear while in the the debugger.

When LotusScript debugging is triggered from a field enter, or exit event, you lose mouse control and have to resort to using the key commands. The following tip lists the keyboard commands, as well as a procedure for recovering the use of the mouse while the debugger is running.
Key commands:

  • F5 = Continue
  • Shift F5 = Step to Exit
  • F8 = Step Into
  • Shift F8 = Step Over

    To regain mouse control:

    • Alt Tab to another application then
    • Alt Tab back

This was first published in March 2003

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