dotTrace Help

Running dotTrace

dotTrace can be launched in two ways:

  • Standalone
    This mode is ideal for applications where the original project or source code is not always available or when you want to run dotTrace without having Visual Studio installed or launched. dotTrace installs in the Windows Start Menu for easy access.
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    After you launch dotTrace as a standalone application, the dotTrace Home window opens allowing you to configure and start a new profiling session.
  • Visual Studio
    This mode is ideal when you need to profile an existing project running under Visual Studio. In order to run dotTrace, open a project and select ReSharper | Profile | Profile Startup Project (Performance) from the menu. After this, the Profiler Configuration window opens allowing you to configure the profiling session.
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    In addition, using the ReSharper | Profile | Profile Application (Performance) menu, you can start profiling of any other application. In this case you will be prompted to select an application type and configure the profiling session.

Last modified: 26 June 2015