Unsupported debugging scenarios in the Workflow Designer
The Workflow Designer in .NET Framework 4 added many new features, but there are still some debugging scenarios that it does not support. This document details unsupported Workflow Designer debugging scenarios.
Execution cannot be continued after code has been edited.
Execution cannot be continued from an arbitrary point in the workflow (Set Next).
Execution cannot be continued until the cursor is reached (Run to Cursor).
The workflow designer cannot be used to debug workflows created in code without the use of the designer.
Workflows created in earlier versions of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) cannot be debugged in the .NET Framework 4 designer.
Breakpoints cannot be defined on links between activities or Flowchart nodes.
The clipboard is not available during debugging.
Breakpoints are not retained when activities are copied or pasted.
Workflow breakpoints cannot be set in the call stack window.
When creating breakpoints in the designer, the Line and Character settings in the New Breakpoint dialog are not used.
The Breakpoint window or shortcut menu does not support the following columns or options for workflow debugging:
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