(ddd.info)Creating Single Displays
18.104.22.168 Creating Single Displays
To create a new display showing a specific variable, select the variable
by clicking _mouse button 1_ on its name. The variable name is copied
to the argument field. By clicking the `Display' button, a new display
is created in the data window. The data window opens automatically as
soon as you create a display.
As a shorter alternative, you can simply press _mouse button 3_ on
the variable name and select `Display' from the popup menu.
As an even faster alternative, you can also double-click on the
As another alternative, you may also enter the expression to be
displayed in the argument field and press the `Display' button.
Finally, you may also type in a command at the debugger prompt:
graph display EXPR [clustered] [at (X, Y)]
[dependent on DISPLAY] [[now or] when in SCOPE]
This command creates a new display showing the value of the
expression EXPR. The optional parts have the following meaning:
If given, the new display is created in a cluster. Note:
Clustering, for a discussion.
`at (X, Y)'
If given, the new display is created at the position (X, Y).
Otherwise, a default position is assigned.
`dependent on DISPLAY'
If given, an edge from the display numbered or named _display_ to
the new display is created. Otherwise, no edge is created. Note:
Dependent Values, for details.
`when in SCOPE'
`now or when in SCOPE'
If `when in' is given, the display creation is "deferred" until
execution reaches the given SCOPE (a function name, as in the
If `now or when in' is given, DDD first attempts to create the
display immediately. The display is deferred only if display
If neither `when in' suffix nor `now or when in' suffix is given,
the display is created immediately.
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