Context Menus: Summary Window Panes

Access key capabilities from Summary window pane context menus.

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Right-click a data row in the Problems pane.

  • View Source - Display a Sources window focused on the selected problem(s) (default action when you double-click a data row in the Problems pane).

  • Edit Source - Open the source file for the selected problem(s) in your default editor.

  • Copy to Clipboard - Copy a summary of the selected problem(s) to the system clipboard.

  • Explain Problem - Explain, in generic terms, the error associated with the code.

  • Create Problem Report... - Export details of the selected problem(s) to plain text format. (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

  • Debug This Problem - Launch a new analysis in conjunction with a debugger to stop at problems of interest. (Visual Studio* IDE only). (Enabled only after dynamic analysis is complete.)

  • Change State - Change the state of the selected problem(s) to Not Fixed, Confirmed, Fixed, Not a problem, or Deferred. (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

  • Merge States... -

    • Dynamic analysis results: Merge state information from another result; update in this result the state assigned to any problems that appear in both results. (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

    • Static analysis results: Merge annotations in addition to states. (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

  • Add Note... or Edit Note... - Annotate the selected problem(s). (Enabled for static analysis results only.)

Right-click in the Filters pane.

  • Refine Source File Set...- Temporarily limit the items in the Problems pane to those from a set of source files.

  • Clear Source File Filter - Deselect the source file filter criterion.

  • Explain Problem - Explain, in generic terms, the error associated with the problem type. (Displayed only for criteria in the Type category).

Right-click a code location in the Code Locations pane.

  • View Source -

    • Dynamic analysis results - Display a Sources window focused on the selected problem occurrence.

    • Static analysis results - Display a Sources window focused on the selected problem.

    (Default action when you double-click a data row in the Code Locations pane.)

  • Edit Source - Open the source file for the selected code location in your default editor.

  • Copy to Clipboard - Copy a summary of the selected code location to the system clipboard.

  • Explain Problem - Explain, in generic terms, the error associated with the code.

  • Create Problem Report... - Export details of the selected code location to plain text format. (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

  • Suppress... or Do Not Suppress... -

    • Create a rule to suppress problems associated with the selected code location during the next analysis run. (Intel Inspector marks - with strikethroughs - problems potentially impacted during the next analysis run.)

    • Or delete a rule for a marked code location. (Strikethroughs disappear.)

    (Enabled only after analysis is complete.)

    Note

    You can also delete suppression rules using the Suppressions tab of the Project Properties dialog box.

  • Show Source Code Snippets - Display or not display several source code lines surrounding each code location. (The yellow highlight marks the code location source line.)

Right-click a marker in the Timeline pane.

View Source - Display a Sources window focused on the selected problem occurrence.

Right-click a data column header.

  • Hide Column - Hide the selected data column.

  • Show All Columns - Show all previously hidden data columns.

  • Show Column - Show a specific, previously hidden data column.

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