Tab: Project Properties - Binary/Symbol Search

To access this tab:

  1. On the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier toolbar, click the Project Properties button to open the Project Properties dialog box.

  2. Click the Binary/Symbol Search tab header to switch to the tab.

Use this tab to configure the search directories for binary and symbol files required to finalize collected data. For example, specify non-standard directories for the supporting files needed to execute the target executable.

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Search Directories

  • Add non-standard directories to the list.
  • View the directories currently in the search list, including their search order.


Browse for directories to include to the search list.

<Add new search location> field

Add a new local search directory or a symbol server paths to the list by clicking the field and typing the path and name of the directory in the activated text box.

If running an analysis from the standalone VTune Amplifier GUI, make sure to configure the Microsoft* symbol server by adding the following line to the list of search directories:


where local_symbols_cache_location is the location of local symbols. VTune Amplifier will download debug symbols for system libraries to this location and use them to resolve collected data and provide accurate performance data for system modules.


Move the selected directory up the search priority list.


Move the selected directory down the search priority list.

Remove directory button

Remove the selected directory from the list.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.