Binary/Symbol Search Tab

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Binary/Symbol Search Tab Purpose and Usage

Use this tab in the Project Properties dialog box to specify non-standard directories for the supporting files needed to execute and analyze the target. With Visual Studio* on Windows* OS, you can instead use the Visual Studio solution and project capabilities to search for specific directories.

Binary/Symbol Search Tab Location

One of the tabs in the Project Properties dialog box, which also includes:

To access this tab:

  • From the Intel Advisor GUI, choose Project > Project Properties. Then click the Binary/Symbol Search tab.

  • From the Visual Studio* menu, choose Project > > Intel Advisor 201n Project Properties... Then click the Binary/Symbol Search tab.

Binary/Symbol Search Tab Controls

Use This

To Do This


On a row containing Add new search location, click to browse for directories to include in the search list. You can also type directly in the row. In addition to local directories, you can specify a symbol server URL.

and buttons

Change the search order of the selected directory by moving it up or down. To select multiple rows, use the Ctrl or Shift keys.


Delete a selected directory row(s).

Search recursively checkbox

Enable to search the specified location subdirectories. To use recursive search, the lines must provide only a directory name and omit a file name. Using a recursive search for multiple directories may slow processing and could lead to unexpected results.

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