When choosing this technique, OpenEdge first tries to find an appropriate existing launch
. If no suitable configuration is found, a new one is created
specifically for the selected program, using default settings.
Select the file in the Project Explorer view, or open it
in the ABL Editor.
Note: You can also launch a debugging session with focus on an
Do one of the following:
- Click Run
on the main toolbar. Simply clicking the button image is normally sufficient
to launch the program. You can also click the down arrow to open the
drop-down menu, and selectRun As or Debug
- Right-click in the ABL Editor window and select
Run As from the context menu.
The program runs in the configuration chosen or created by OpenEdge.
Consider the pros and cons of this approach:
- This is the quickest way to run a program.
- You can use this technique to create a basic
configuration, and then fine-tune the configuration
by editing it in the
- After using the Configurations wizard to set
up a configuration that is appropriate for most
programs in a specific project, you can use
this technique to run any program in the project
under that configuration.
- The configuration that OpenEdge chooses or creates
may not meet all of your needs.
- Using this technique repeatedly might create a large
number of configuration definitions that you do not
want to keep, resulting in the need to do some
"housekeeping." You can use the
Configurations wizard to
delete unwanted configurations.