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

Create a Project Dialog Box
Access

From
the
Intel Advisor
GUI, do one of the following:
  • Choose
    File
    >
    New
    >
    Project...
    .
  • Click the toolbar icon.
  • Click the Welcome page
    New Project...
    link.

Create a Project Dialog Box Controls

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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