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General Setup for .NET

This is the general setup for debugging Microsoft .NET applications. You have two options when debugging:

  • Debug an application
  • Attach to an application that is running

Option 1 - Debug an application

Field

Action

See also

Debugger

Select Microsoft .NET as the debugging platform.

Debugging an Unmanaged Application Debug ASP.NET

x64

Select this checkbox if you are debugging a 64-bit application.

Deselect the checkbox if you are debugging a 32-bit application.

Mode

Select the Run radio button.

Default Directory

This is set as the default directory for the process being debugged.

Application Path

Select and enter either the full or the relative path to the application executable.

  • If the path contains spaces, specify the full path; do not use a relative path
  • If the path contains spaces, the path must be enclosed by quotes

Command Line Arguments

Parameters to pass to the application at startup.

Show Console

Create a console window for the debugger; not applicable to attaching to a process.

Symbol Search Paths

Specify any additional paths to locate debug symbols for the debugger; separate the paths with a semi-colon.

Option 2 - Attach to an application that is running

Field

Action

See also

Debugger

Select Microsoft .NET as the debugging platform.

Debugging an Unmanaged Application Debug ASP.NET Debug Another Process

x64

Select this checkbox if you are debugging a 64-bit application.

Deselect the checkbox if you are debugging a 32-bit application.

Mode

Select the Attach to Process radio button.