You can make non-persistent changes to variable values to test their effect from the
current execution point. The new values remain in effect for the duration of the current
Debugging session, or until they change programmatically during the current session. To
change an element's value:
To open the Variables view if it is not open select .
Click the current value in the grid to make it editable and enter the
replacement value. Alternatively, right-click the element in the
Variables view and select Change
Value from the context menu to display the Set
Enter the replacement value, and click OK.
In values that you enter in the Variables view, the backslash (\) is
evaluated as an escape character, which can affect program execution. To be
sure of getting the intended results, it is recommended that you enter a
double backslash (\\) in all cases to represent a single
The value you supply must be valid for the declared data type and the current
program context. If you enter an invalid value, an error message