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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Using DataTips during debugging

In this recipe, we will see how to work with DataTips during debugging. DataTips are individual data elements that can be seen on the editor when the program is debugged. They are advanced tooltip messages that can inspect objects and variables running in the current context.

How to do it...

Let's now see how to use DataTips with the following simple steps:

  1. Place a breakpoint in the program and run it.
  2. Hover over an object instance in the code or a variable to open a tooltip associated with the object.
  3. A tooltip is a tree of members that can be expanded over the editor. You can toggle one object directly using the toggle button on the right-hand side of each object/value.
  4. The pinned objects are placed on the screen and ...

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