User Guide

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Create
a
Project
Dialog Box

Create a Project Dialog Box Purpose and Usage

Intel Advisor
is based on a project paradigm and requires that you create or open a project to enable analysis features. Think of a project as a reusable container for:
  • The location of a compiled application
  • A collection of configurable properties
  • An analysis result
From
Intel Advisor
GUI, do one of the following:
  • Choose
    File
    >
    New
    >
    Project...
    .
  • Click the toolbar icon.
  • Click the Welcome page
    New Project...
    link.
To create an
Intel® Advisor Beta
project from the GUI:
  1. Open the
    Create a Project
    dialog box using any of the following options:
    • Choose
      File
      >
      New
      >
      Project...
      .
    • Click the icon on the left-side toolbar.
    • Click the Welcome page
      New Project...
      link.
  2. In the
    Create a Project
    dialog box, configure the following:
    Use This
    To Do This
    Project name
    field
    Specify the name of the
    Intel Advisor
    project. This might be similar to the target executable name. The project name is used for the project directory name:
    • A project file that identifies the target to be analyzed and a set of configurable attributes for running the target.
    • Results that allows you to view the collected data.
    Location
    field and
    Browse
    button
    Choose or create a directory to contain the project directory. Click the
    Browse
    button to browse to and select a directory where the project directory will be created.
    Project files should be located in a different directory than your source directories, such as a directory above the source directories or in a separate projects directory. You must have write permission to the specified directory and its subdirectories.
    Create project
    button
    After entering the
    Project name
    and specifying its
    Location
    , click
    Create project
    to create the project and its directory and display the Analysis Target tab of the
    Project Properties
    dialog box.
  3. Click
    Create Project
    button.
    A
    Project Properties
    dialog box opens where you can configure your target application and the project.

Create a Project Dialog Box

Use This
To Do This
Project name
field
Specify the name of the
Intel Advisor
project. This might be similar to the target executable name. The project name is used for the project directory name:
  • A project file that identifies the target to be analyzed and a set of configurable attributes for running the target.
  • Results that allows you to view the collected data.
Location
field and
Browse
button
Choose or create a directory to contain the project directory. Click the
Browse
button to browse to and select a directory where the project directory will be created.
Project files should be located in a different directory than your source directories, such as a directory above the source directories or in a separate projects directory. You must have write permission to the specified directory and its subdirectories.
Create project
button
After entering the
Project name
and specifying its
Location
, click
Create project
to create the project and its directory and display the Analysis Target tab of the
Project Properties
dialog box.

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.