Debuging Options

Tools Menu Options

PCGen includes several tools to assist in debugging. These are the Log & Memory Use window, the Logging Level setting, and the Debug Console . These tools are described below.

Log & Memory Use Window

Log and Memory Window

The Log & Memory Use menu option opens the Log window. This is where errors are logged during the execution of PCGen. You can also review memory usage as well as perform memory "Garbage Collection" by clicking on the Run Garbage Collection button.

Logging Level

Legging Level

The Logging Level menu option provides a method to identify what level of problem reporting the JAVA console will report. Problems can occur with the code itself or with the data that makes up the data sets. Setting the logging to these levels will cause the console to report the following:

Debugging Console

Debug Console

The Debug Console menu option opens the debug window.