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Studying Function Timings

A function can cause performance problems in two possible ways: either it takes too much time to execute or it is called too often. When you find a suspicious function, you can determine which kind of the problem it poses by viewing function properties in the Properties dialog.

To view properties of a function

  1. Select a function in a view.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the menu bar, choose View | Properties.
    • Right-click the function, then click Properties in the context menu.
    • Press Ctrl+Q.
  3. The Properties dialog opens.

The Properties dialog provides a summary of function statistics with respect to the selected function call, to all calls in the current tab and in the whole snapshot.

Function Timings 1

The number of columns may vary depending on where you have launched the Properties dialog.

Last modified: 4 September 2018

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