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

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

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

Mode

Select the Attach to Process radio button

Learning Center topics:

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