Node JS Debugger not hitting breakpoints

For some reason, the debugger isn't hitting my breakpoints. I've made a very simple test application to explain this issue:

 

index.js

console.log("Hello")

 

A breakpoint is added onto the one and only line in Index.js. I create the following debug configuration:

 

 

Running the debug runs the file absolutely fine (I get the "Hello" output). But it doesn't stop at the breakpoint. 

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Thanks for responding. I guess I'm still trying to get used to the IntelliJ layout after VSCode :-)

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strange, it definitely works for me using same setup. What IDEA version do you use? Try adding more console.log() lines with breakpoints - do any of them work? Please also attach a screenshot of your debug console while debugging, so that I xcan see what is logged there

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IDEA version:

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3.5 (Ultimate Edition)
Build #IU-183.5912.21, built on February 26, 2019
JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1343-b28 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.2

 

More logs:

 

 

Debug console:

 

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Oh bloody hell. I was pressing the green "Play" button, not the "Debug" button....

 

I'm an idiot.

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I see, thanks for update:)

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