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Looking for some help getting remote debugging through PyCharm Pro to work if anybody has experience. As far as I can tell I'm doing everything as needed, but it's just not coming together. I've followed guides as well from PyCharm Remote Debugging and Vectorworks Python Debugging and got some great info from this old post from @MeTheMachine. When I get to the final steps and actually run a script in Vectorworks for the debugger I get an error on the PyCharm side:



Warning: wrong debugger version. Use pycharm-debugger.egg from PyCharm installation folder
Or execute: pip install pydevd-pycharm~=%{0}


I'm not sure what the problem is here. All software is current and downloaded today from PyCharm to the pydevd-pycharm library. I've tried to copy the pycharm-debugger.egg file the error says to use into my project environment but I'm either not putting it in the right place or I'm missing something in importing or referencing it in the script. I also attempted to follow the pip command which installs the version it wants, but I still get this error.


Anybody have any insights on this issue or recommendations on alternative methods for debugging python scripts with Vectorworks?


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I remember having a similar issue with PyCharm and changing "pip install ..." to "pip3 install..."  fixed my issue, even though I set the alias of pip = pip3...


I'm far from a programmer and this probably wont do anything, but felt it might be worth mentioning.

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