The Recording History

All information recorded when the execution analysis of an application encounters user-defined recording markers is held in the Record & Analyze window.

Access     Analyzer | Recorder

Facilities

Facility

Information/Options

See also

Information Display

The columns in the Record & Analyze window are as follows:

Sequence - The unique sequence number
Threads - The operating system thread ID
Delta - The elapsed thread CPU time since the start of the sequence
Method - There are two Method columns: the first shows the caller for a call or for a current frame if a return; the second shows the function called or the function it is returning to
Direction - Stack Frame Movement, can be Call, Return, State, Breakpoint or Escape (Escape is used internally when producing a Sequence diagram, to mark the end of an iteration)
Depth - The stack depth at the time of a call; used in the generation of Sequence diagrams
State - The state between sequences
Source - There are two Source columns: the first shows the source filename and line number of the caller for a call or, if a return, for a current frame; the second shows the source filename and line number of the function called or function returning
Instance - There are two Instance columns, which only have values when the Sequence diagram produced contains State Transitions; the values consist of two items separated by a comma - the first item is a unique number for the instance of the Class that was captured, and the second is the actual instance of the Class
 
For example: supposing a Class CName has an internal value of 4567 and the program created two instances of that Class; the values might be:
4567,1
4567,2

 

The first entry shows the first instance of the Class and the second entry shows the second instance.
 

 

Operations on Information

The Record & Analyze window toolbar provides a range of facilities for controlling the recording of the execution of an Analyzer script.

You can perform a number of operations on the results of a recording, using the Record & Analyze window context menu, once the recording is complete.

Recorder Toolbar

 
Working With Recording History

 

Notes

The checkbox against each operation is used to control whether or not this call can be used to create a Sequence, Test Domain Class  or Collaborative Class diagram from this history
In addition to enabling or disabling the call using the checkbox, you can use context menu options to enable or disable an entire call, all calls to a given method, or all calls to a given Class