# Debugging Code Started from Windows System Prompt

I have a number of MATLAB functions that run daily, started from a batch file called by the Windows Task Manager. The .bat file contains lines like this calling the MATLAB executable with the -r option:

 H: cd "\Documents\My MATLAB Files" call "C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2019a\bin\matlab.exe" -r processCrawl_quit 

Also, I always begin these functions with dbstop if error so I can troubleshoot if something goes wrong. Today this has happened and one of these functions has stopped at a breakpoint and I need to debug it.

I use dbup and dbdown to navigate the function stack as the workspace selector in the editor is not available.

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