Using the Watch Item Shortcut Menu

To display the Watch Item shortcut menu, select an item in the watch list and right-click.

The following items appear on the Watch Item menu:

Inspect Value

Invokes the Inspect feature for the selected value. (See Using Inspect Windows.)

Copy Value

Copies the value of the selected variable into the IDE global variable *obj*.

Print Value

Prints the selected variable value in the Console window, prefixed with a single quote (').


Calls the Symbol Service dialog box for the selected variable. (See Using the Symbol Service Dialog Box.)


Calls the Apropos dialog box using the selected symbol's name as the Apropos argument.

Remove from Watch

Removes the selected variable from the Watch window.