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Oracle® Developer Studio 12.5: Debugging a Program with dbx

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Updated: June 2016

edit Command

The edit command invokes $EDITOR on a source file. It is valid only in native mode.

The edit command uses $EDITOR if dbx is not running in the Oracle Developer Studio IDE. Otherwise, it sends a message to the IDE to display the appropriate file.


edit [filename | procedure]

Edit the current file.

If a file name is specified, edit the specified file filename.

If a procedure is specified, edit the file containing function or procedure procedure.


filename is the name of a file.

procedure is the name of a function or procedure.