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ASP.NET Developer's JumpStart by Ken Getz, Paul D. Sheriff

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Useful Versus .NET Debugging Tools

Breakpoints are great, but they're not enough. You need to be able to view and modify data, find out how the execution path got you to the current location, and what's going on in the environment. To help you out, Visual Studio .NET provides many useful tools you can use while debugging. The following subsections show some of the tools you may want to investigate.

Watching Variables Using Your Mouse

If you want to investigate the value of a simple variable while debugging in Break mode, you could use the Immediate window or one of several other windows. The simplest technique, however, is to simply hover the mouse pointer over the variable. Visual Studio .NET will display a tool tip containing the name of the ...

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