dotCover Web Help

dotCover | Toggle Code Highlighting
Ctrl+Alt+K,H

To visualize coverage data, dotCover can highlight statements covered and uncovered in the current snapshot right in Visual Studio editor.

Tip

You can configure the colors that dotCover uses for this highlighting in dotCover Options | Environment | Highlighting.

To visualize code coverage in the editor
  1. Open the snapshot that you want to analyze in the Coverage Results Browser or in the Coverage area of the Unit Test Sessions window .
  2. Click Highlight code uts_toolbar_palette on the toolbar of the window where the current snapshot is open.
  3. dotCover will highlight code in all assemblies that are included into the current coverage snapshot. Covered statements are highlighted in green, uncovered statements - in red, the code that does not contain any statements (e.g. type and method signatures, empty getters and setters) is not highlighted at all:

    dotCover_highlighting

  4. To enable or disable highlighting of the current snapshot, choose dotCover | Toggle Code Highlighting in the main menu or press Ctrl+Alt+K,H.

Note

If you switch between several snapshots in the Coverage Results Browser or in the Coverage area of the Unit Test Sessions window , the highlighting does not switch automatically. To switch the highlighting for a particular snapshot, click Highlight code uts_toolbar_palette on the toolbar of the window where the current snapshot is open.

To continue exploring code coverage, you can navigate to covering tests and/or locate code items in the coverage tree.