Running Visual Studio Code from Anaconda

I am trying to debug a python file in VSC run from Anaconda, but the launch.json file is ignored and I am not sure how to pass Args to the file being debugged. Can anyone point me in the right direction please ??

Hi! Let me see if I can help. I have found it useful to set the console to integratedTerminal in the launch.json

It is curious that the launch.json file is ignored. Can you share your config files?


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"version": "0.2.0",

"configurations": [


        "name": "Python: Current File",

        "type": "python",

        "request": "launch",

        "program": ".vscode\\",

        "console": "integratedTerminal",

        "args":["--json", ".\\conf\\bot_conf.json"]




Even hard coding the python file does not work. For some reason VSC is ignoring the launch.json file when it is run from Anaconda 3