Establishing a Performance Baseline
- SelectProject > Properties. The project property pages window appears.
- ForOptimization, selectMinimum sizefrom the dropdown list.
- SelectFortran > Data > Default Real KIND > 8(/real_size:64).
- Rebuild the project, then run the executable (Debug > Start Without Debugging). Record the execution time reported in the output. This is the baseline against which subsequent improvements will be measured.