dotTrace Help

Formatting Functions

Formatting allows you to define how particular functions should be displayed in dotTrace views. You can specify font parameters, background color, and so on.

To change the display format for a function

  1. Select a function.
  2. On the menu bar, choose Edit | Format Function or right-click a function, then click Format Function on the context menu.
  3. The Format dialog box opens:
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    Define a new formatting rule and click OK.

As a result you can easily spot various types of functions.

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You can view the list of formatting rules and manage them using the Options dialog box.

To view and manage the list of formatting rules

  1. On the menu bar, choose View | Options. The Options dialog box opens.
  2. Select the View node in the left tab.
  3. Depending on your goals, do one of the following in the View tab:
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    • Click Add to add a new formatting rule.
    • Select an item and click Edit to change a formatting rule.
    • Select an item and click Remove to remove an item from the list.
    • Select or deselect an item in the list of formatting rules to apply or skip the formatting rule.
  4. Click OK to save changes and close the Options dialog box.

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Last modified: 26 June 2015