Counter Timeline

The Counter Timeline shows the values of all counters that a given trace file provides. The Intel® Trace Collector records user-defined counters or counters provided by the operating system. See the Intel® Trace Collector User and Reference Guide to learn more about tracing counters.

Intel® Trace Analyzer



Line segments

Connect sample points for counters with the Curve attribute


Show sample points with the Valid AT point attribute

Short unconnected horizontal line segments

Show counter samples with other scopes

Status bar at the bottom of the panel

If the mouse pointer is near a sample point, then its exact position in time is shown.


There are no markers anymore because the values shown represent samples that were merged over time. To force that effect the View was made very narrow.

See Also

Counter Timeline Settings
Level of Detail

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