User Guide

  • 2021.2
  • 05/21/2021
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Annotation Report

To access this window, in the Result tab, click the
Annotation Report
button. Alternatively, if you are using the
Advisor Workflow
tab, click the button below
2. Annotate Sources
5. Add Parallel Framework
Annotation Report
window lists all annotations found during source scanning or running the Suitability and Dependencies tools. It lists the annotation type, source location, and annotations label in a table-like grid format, where each annotation appears on a separate row. Intel® Advisor updates the listed annotations when changes occur to the specified source directories. For example, when you save a source file with a code editor.
Annotation Report Layout
  1. Analysis Workflow
  2. Result Tab
  3. Annotation Report window grid
Use This
To Do This
Analysis Workflow
Run a tool of your choice and see results in the
Result Tab
Select between available reports.
Annotation Report
window grid
View a summary of the annotations found as well as data collected by the Suitability and Dependencies tools. Each annotation's data appears on a separate row in the grid. The columns are explained below.
Right-click a row in the
Annotation Report
window grid
Displays a context menu that lets you expand or collapse code snippets, edit corresponding source code using a code editor, copy data to the clipboard, or display context-sensitive help.
To sort the grid using a column's values, click on the column's heading. The columns of the grid are:
Use This Column
To Do This
View the type of annotation, such as
, or
To show or hide a code snippet showing the annotation, click the
icon next to its name.
For information about each annotation type, see the help topic Summary of Annotation Types.
To view the source associated with an annotation in your code editor, double-click its name or a line in the code snippet (or right-click and select
Edit Source
from the context menu) in this column.
  • On Windows* OS:
    • When using Visual Studio, the Visual Studio code editor appears with the file open at the corresponding location.
    • When using the
      Intel® Advisor
      GUI, the file type association (or Open With dialog box) determines the editor used.
  • On Linux* OS: When using the
    Intel® Advisor
    GUI, the editor defined by the
    Options > Editor dialog box
    appears with the file open at the corresponding location.
Source Location
View the name of the source file that contains the annotation and the line number. Icons indicate where source is available Code Location source code available icon 
						or not available Code location source code not available icon 
To view the source, double-click its name (or right-click and select Edit Source) in this column. The code editor appears.
Annotation Label
View the annotation's label (name).
To view the source associated with an annotation, double-click its name (or right-click and select Edit Source) in this column. The code editor appears.

When to View the Annotation Report

Use the
Annotation Report
window to view the types of annotations present in your project sources and access their locations. You can view the
Annotation Report
at any time to check the annotations. In addition:
  • Intel recommends that you view annotations during Adding Parallelism to Your Program workflow step to help you locate site, task, lock, and other annotations that should be replaced by parallel framework code.
  • When using the , you can use this report to verify that the correct sources have been defined in the
    Project Properties > Source Search

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