User Guide

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Toolbar:
VTune
Profiler

These are the
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
toolbar buttons that enable you to control the analysis run:
Use This Button
To Do This
Project Navigator
(standalone client only)
Open the Project Navigator to manage the
VTune
Profiler
projects and analysis results.
(standalone)/ (Visual Studio*)
Configure Analysis
Open the Configure Analysis window to select, configure, and run analysis.
New Project
(standalone client only)
Open the
Create a Project
dialog box to create and configure a project.
Import Result
(standalone client only)
Open the
Import
window and specify result or raw data collection file(s) to import into the current project.
VTune
Profiler
creates a result with the imported data and locates it in the current project.
Open Result
Navigate to a
VTune
Profiler
data collection result (
*.
vtune
file) and open it in the graphical interface.
Compare Results
Open the Compare Results window and choose the results to compare.
Help
Open the
Help
menu providing access to the following documentation formats:
  • Help
  • Get Started
    that opens a start page with a list of documentation resources and product overview
  • Developer Forum
  • Video and Articles
    that leads you to the product web page with How-to videos and technical articles
  • Intel Processor Event Reference
VTune
Profiler
toolbar icons look slightly different in different versions of the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE. The
Compare Results
button is not available from the toolbar in the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE.
VTune
Profiler
also provides a lightweight integration to the Eclipse* development environment, adding the following buttons in the Eclipse GUI:
Use This Button
To Do This
Run Intel
VTune
Profiler
Open the
VTune
Profiler
standalone graphical interface and configure and run a performance analysis for your application.
Open
Intel VTune
Profiler
Help
Open the
VTune
Profiler
Get Started page providing access to the product documentation resources.
When you view the results, the
VTune
Profiler
provides an additional toolbar for the
Bottom-up
and
Top-down Tree
windows:
Use This Button
To Do This
View Stacks as a Chain
/
View Stacks as a Tree
Change the stack layout for the
Call Stack
grouping level.
Find
(CTRL+F)
Search for data in the
Bottom-up
,
Top-down Tree
,
Source
, or
Assembly
panes.
Customize Grouping
Create a custom grouping for the current viewpoint using the Custom Grouping dialog box.

Product and Performance Information

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Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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