PIC16F785 Limitations

Headers are required for debug when using these devices. See the “Processor Extension Pak and Debug Header Specification” for details. Header limitations are as follows:

  • General Debug Limitations
  • General Programming Limitations
  • General Device-ME2/ICE/ICD Limitations
  • You cannot single step through an interrupt. Due to hardware restrictions, the debugger/emulator cannot jump to the interrupt vector memory location in Single Step mode.
  • Program memory standard Flash. Program memory, not enhanced Flash. You cannot program in Low Voltage mode (Vdd < 4.5 V). See the device programming specification for more information.
  • RBIF is set after change on PORT occurs while halted, except when Freeze on Halt is enabled.

Freeze on Halt Limitations

  • Timer0 will not freeze using the internal clock.
  • CMOUTx Pins do not freeze, status bits and interrupt flags do freeze.
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