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Opening a Result as a Read-only File in Visual Studio

This topic applies only to the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE. Alternatively, you can also take a snapshot of the active result and save it as a read-only result using either Visual Studio or the
Intel Advisor
GUI.
To open a previously collected result file as a read-only file when its corresponding Visual Studio* Solution is
not
open:
To Do This
Do This
Open a result from the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE.
Before opening the Solution, from the Microsoft Visual Studio*
File
menu:
  1. Choose
    Open > File
    .
  2. In the
    Open File
    dialog box, browse to and double-click the
    Intel Advisor
    result file (file suffix .
    advixe
    ). By default,
    Intel Advisor
    results are saved in the
    e
    nnn
    .advixe
    file in
    project name
    directory in the
    solution
    or project directory
    .
This action launches the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE if it is not already open.
Open a result from the Windows* Explorer (or comparable) environment.
From the Windows* Explorer (or comparable) environment:
  1. Open the Windows* Explorer (or comparable) environment.
  2. Browse to and double-click the result. By default,
    Intel Advisor
    results are saved in the
    e
    nnn
    .advixe
    file in
    project name
    folder in the solution
    or project
    directory.
This action launches the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE if it is not already open.
Verify that the result is open as a read-only file.
A result opened as a read-only file contains
(read-only)
after its result name.
View a specific report for the result
Each result contains several different reports. To view a specific report, click the button for the report you want to view, such as
Survey Report
,
Suitability Report
, or
Dependencies Report
.
When opening a result as a read-only file, you are only viewing the previously collected data as a read-only file. The following limitations apply:
  • The
    Annotation Report
    window does not contain any data. To view the
    Annotation Report
    , you need to open a result after opening its Solution.
  • The
    Suitability Report
    window shows data, but you cannot change the modeling parameters, such as the
    Target System
    or the
    Threading Model
    .
  • If you modify your sources or
    Intel Advisor
    annotations, you need to open the solution to collect data and perform analysis (see Opening a Result) to update the result and view
    Annotation Report
    data.

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