Recorder Toolbar

The Record & Analyze window toolbar provides the facilities for starting, stopping and moderating an execution analysis recording session.

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VEA-Record

The Recording icon is enabled when the active Analyzer Script is configured for debugging.

Use this icon to launch and record the application described in the script.

You can optionally select a record marker set and / or a State machine to use during the recording.

 

Start Recording

 

 

 
Recording Activity for a Class

VEA-Attach

The Recording (attach to process) icon is enabled even if no Analyzer Script exists.

When you use this icon, a prompt displays to select a process to record and a debugging platform to use.

You can also optionally select a record marker set and / or a State machine to use during the recording.

 

Start Recording

 

 

 
Recording Activity for a Class

VEA-ManualRec

Use the Manual Record icon to perform ad-hoc recording of the current thread during a debug session.

Used in conjunction with the 'step' buttons of the debugger; each function that is called due to a step command is logged to the history window.

This icon is only enabled if no recording is taking place and you are currently at a breakpoint (that is, debugging).

 

 

VEA-AutoRec

Use the Auto Record Selected Thread icon to perform ad-hoc auto-recording during a debug session.

When you select this icon, the Analyzer begins recording and does not stop until either the program ends, you stop the debugger or you click on the Stop icon.

This icon is only enabled if no recording is taking place and you are currently at a breakpoint (that is, debugging).

 

 

VEA-StepThru

Use the Step Through icon to step into a function, record the function call in the History window, and step back out.

Enabled for manual recording only.

 

Step Through Function Calls

VEA-Stop

Use the Stop Recording icon to stop recording the execution trace.

 

 

VEA-Depth

Use this field to define the marker set's recording stack depth - the number of frames from the point recording began.

 

Marker Types

VEA-ShowRec

Select the Show/Hide lines during recording icon to show live line-by-line execution in the code editors as the program runs.

This icon is disabled if marker sets are in use.

 

 

VEA-RecOpen

Use this icon to select an XML file from which to restore a previously-saved recording history.

 

 

VEA-RecSave

Use the Save Recording History to file icon to save the recording history to an XML file.

 

 

VEA-GenDgm

Use the Generate Sequence Diagram from recording icon to generate a Sequence/State diagram from the Execution Analyzer trace.

 

Generating Sequence Diagrams

VEA-GenTDD

Use the Testpoints icon to generate a Test Domain diagram from the Execution Analyzer trace, that can be used with the Testpoint facility.

 

Testpoint Management

Combine Testpoints