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Eclipse Java Development User Guide
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Exception Breakpoint Suspend on Subclass of this Exception

Select the Suspend on Subclass of this Exception option to suspend execution when subclasses of the exception type are encountered.

For example, if an exception breakpoint for RuntimeException is configured to suspend on subclasses, it will also be triggered by a NullPointerException.

This option can be changed with the Breakpoint Properties..., or by right-clicking a breakpoint.

Exception breakpoint suspend on subclass option


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Adding breakpoints
Removing breakpoints
Launching a Java program
Running and debugging

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Add Java exception breakpoint
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