07.42 The Exceptions Dialog Box
VISUAL BASIC 6
VISUAL C# 2005
Ctrl+Alt+E; Ctrl+D, Ctrl+E; Ctrl+D, E
VISUAL C++ 2
VISUAL C++ 6
VISUAL STUDIO 6
Debug | Exceptions
2005, 2008, 2010
By default, Visual Studio breaks only when an exception is not handled by user code. This can sometimes be problematic because the exception can bubble up through several calls far away from where the actual exception originally occurred, making it harder to find the problem.
You can use the Exceptions dialog box (Ctrl+Alt+E) to configure exceptions to break when they happen rather than checking to see whether they are unhandled:
The exceptions ...