Coverage Configuration dialog
In Visual Studio:
In dotCover standalone application:
This dialog allows selecting an application type and configuring related preferences when you
start a coverage run for an external application. Depending on the selected application type, the controls in the dialog allow configuring different options.
For example, when we choose
, the dialog looks as follows: Web Application on Visual Studio Development Server
Regardless of the selected application type, the
Coverage options section contains the following controls:
Item Description Start immediately Tick this check box to start recording coverage right after the target application is started under control of dotCover Advanced options Edit Filters Click this button to view existing and add new coverage filters. Note that the filters you add with this button are only applied to the current session. Edit Symbol Search Policy Click this button to open the Edit Symbol Search Policy dialog and specify where to search for PDB information.
Item Description Application Specify the path to the executable file of the target application. Advanced options Arguments Optional. Specify command-line arguments if needed. Working directory Optional. Specify working directory. If the working directory is not specified, it will be automatically set to the path that contains the application executable file. Cover child processes Optional. Select this check box if you want to analyze coverage of child processes.
Windows Store Application
Item Description Packages Select the target application.
Item Description Open URL Specify the URL to the Web page where the target Silverlight application is hosted. in browser Optional. Select a Web browser that should be used to open the target Web page. Note that this control is disabled unless Silverlight 4 Developer Runtime or higher is installed.
(WebDev Application) Web Application on Visual Studio Development Server
Item Description Server Optional. Change Visual Studio Development Server that will be used to run your Web application. Physical path Specify the path to the Web project. Open URL Select this check box if you want to specify explicitly URL and browser that should open after the development server starts. Advanced options Virtual path Optional. Specify the portion of the request URL that follows the server identifier if it differs from the Web site root. Port Optional. Change the port number if you want to run the Development Server on a specific port. Do not specify a port occupied by any other service.
WCF Service Library
Item Description Library path Specify the path to WCF Service Library that should be deployed into WCF Service Host. Config path Specify the path to configuration file for WCF Service Library. If the library configuration file is located in the same directory, dotCover detects it automatically. Advanced options WCF Host Select one of the available WCF Service Hosts. WCF Service Host allows you to host and test your WCF Service Library. For more information, see . WCF Service Host Client path Optional. Specify the path to a client application that should be launched alongside WCF Service Host. Client arguments Optional. Specify command-line arguments for the client application.
Web Application on IIS Server (IIS)
Item Description Open URL Optional. Select this check box if you want to specify explicitly an URL and a Web browser that should open after IIS Server starts.
Web Application on IIS Express Server (IIS Express)
Item Description Configuration file Optional. Use this field to explicitly specify the IIS Express configuration file. As soon as you specify a valid configuration file, the list of available Web sites is updated accordingly. Site If your Web application is already deployed, choose the corresponding Web site. Application Path If your Web application is not deployed, specify the physical path to the application folder. Open URL Optional. Select this check box if you want to specify explicitly an URL and a Web browser that should open after IIS Server starts. Advanced options Server Select the IIS Express server that is used to deploy your Web application. Note that IIS Express should be installed. Runtime version Optional. Use this field to choose the .NET runtime version that will be used when deploying the application. Port Optional. Use this field to specify the Web server port that will be used when deploying the application.
Item Description Service Select a target .NET service from the list of installed services. Advanced options Arguments Optional. Specify command-line arguments if necessary. Start dependent services Optional. Select this check box if you want to start services that depend on the target service.
Item Description Filter Processes Optional. Click this button to specify include (with +) and/or exclude (with -) masks for process names.
Last modified: 24 August 2017