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Scope is a graphical GDB front-end with the normal functions you would expect (stepping, breakpoints...), and a few notable features:


Geany 1.22 or later and the respective libraries, including VTE under *nix.

System Message: WARNING/2 (/home/geany/.tmp/geany-plugins/scope/README, line 21); backlink

Inline emphasis start-string without end-string.

GLib-2.18 or later. For Windows, 2.24 is recommended.

GDB 7.3 or later.

win~1: XP or later.

GDB manual (recommended).


This plugin is part of the geany-plugins project. See the README file of that package.


See the scope.html.


Scope is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. A copy of this license can be found in the file COPYING included with the source code of this program.

Ideas, questions, patches and bug reports

Dimitar Zhekov <>

Docs for previous versions