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Timeline Window

Timeline window is used to visualize and select threads and time intervals interesting for analysis. Timeline is a default Timeline Viewer window. Therefore, after you get or open a timeline profiling snapshot, the Timeline is the first window you see. Each snapshot is opened on a separate tab of the Timeline window.


Timeline window consists of the following sections:

pos_1 List of currently applied filters
Use the list to find out what filters are currently applied and remove filters that are no longer needed:

  • Click on a particular filter to remove it.
  • Click the clear all link to remove all filters.

pos_2 Timeline overview

Use the overview for quick navigation in Process Overview and Threads diagrams:
  • Click anywhere on the overview to select a visible time range. The range size is defined automatically.
  • Drag the slide bar to select a visible time range.
  • Move the slide bar edges to change its size.
  • Use the zoom slider on the left to zoom the Process Overview and Threads diagrams.

pos_3 Process Overview
Overview diagram of application activity and events.

pos_4 Threads Diagram
Threads activity diagram.

Last modified: 5 December 2014
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