User Guide

  • 2020R2
  • 06/26/2020
  • Public Content
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Window: Open Trace Capture

To access this dialog box:
in the Intel® GPA context menu, select
Graphics Trace Analyzer
.
Use the
Open Trace Capture
window to select and open your trace file.
Trace Capture Thumbnails pane
Select the trace capture you want to debug. By default, this field lists all trace captures located in your Intel® GPA home directory
~/GPA
. You can sort the trace captures by name or date with the
Name
button or
Date
button, respectively. If there are no trace captures on your system, these toggle buttons are hidden.
The currently selected trace capture is highlighted with blue borders and appears in the trace preview pane.
Trace file thumbnails are marked with the   icon. If the captured trace data are invalid, the thumbnail is marked with the icon.
To delete captured traces, hover the mouse pointer over a trace thumbnail and click the
Close
button in the top right-hand corner of the thumbnail. Confirm your choice by clicking
Yes
on the thumbnail.
Preview pane
Preview the selected trace captures. This field shows the buffer image and the following trace capture properties:
  • filename
  • API used
  • screen resolution
  • name of the device on which the trace was captured
  • GPU details
To rename the selected trace capture, you can click its filename and enter a new value.
Click
Open
, to open the selected trace in the Platform View.
Message pane
View the Intel® GPA messages or notifications.
 
Type filter expression field
Filter the displayed trace capture files by typing in a part of the trace filename.
Run Graphics Monitor button
Click to capture new traces with Graphics Monitor.
Add Capture Files Location
button
Click to open additional folder with capture files. Capture files from the opened folder are listed under the
Current
folder files. To change the
Current
folder, change the
Capture Files Location
in the
Graphics Monitor
Settings
.
 
Open button
Open the currently selected trace capture to start profiling.
Show in Folder button
Open the storage directory of the selected trace.
Settings button
M
anage Graphics Trace Analyzer settings:
  • Enable/disable checking for the newest available version of Graphics Trace Analyzer.
    NOTE
    During this check, Graphics Trace Analyzer collects information about your host system. No personally identifiable information is collected.
    If a newer version of the product is available, the Settings button receives the marker. To download the update, click the Settings button and select the available version from the context menu.
  • Change the color scheme of the Graphics Trace Analyzer interface:
    • Light color scheme (default)
    • Dark color scheme
  • Change the size of the Graphics Trace Analyzer screen and the screen elements:
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large (default)
Help
button
Open Intel® GPA online documentation.
 

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Product and Performance Information

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