Help Commands

There are help commands available in MDB.

Type help followed by a class name for a list of commands in that class (see Classes of Commands).

Type help followed by a command name for full documentation (see List of commands Within Classes).

Type help doc to see how to access MDB documentation. There are three ways to access documentation for the MDB:

  1. 1.The MDB Help file provides the most up-to-date information and is located at: where you can search for “Microchip Debugger.”
  2. 2.The Microchip Debugger (MDB) User’s Guide is located in the default location where the MPLAB X IDE was installed: Program Files>Microchip>MPLABX>vx.xx>docs>MDBUserGuide.pdf, where vx.xx represents the MPLAB X IDE version.
  3. 3.The MDB User’s Guide (.pdf) can also be accessed by launching the MPLAB X IDE, clicking the Learn & Discover tab, then clicking on User’s Guide & Release Notes in the Getting Started area. A new window opens showing a list of User’s Guides, Release Notes and Support Documentation where you can find links to the MDB User’s Guide.