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Intel Advisor provides tools that help you decide where to add parallelism to your application. Use Intel Advisor for applications:

  • Created with the C/C++, Fortran, or C# programming languages.
  • Containing serial code that could possibly be replaced with parallel (multithreaded) code.

Intel Advisor Access

To access the Intel Advisor in the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE: From the Windows* Start menu, choose Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013 > Parallel Studio XE 2013 with [VS2008 | VS2010 | VS2012 | VS2013].

To access the Intel Advisor GUI, do one of the following:

  • From the Windows* Start menu, choose Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013 > Intel Advisor XE 2013.

  • From the Windows* Start menu, choose Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013 > Command Prompt > Parallel Studio XE > IA-32 Visual Studio [2008 | 2010 | VS2012 | VS2013] mode (or Intel 64 Visual Studio [2008 | 2010 | VS2012 | VS2013] mode) to set your environment, then type advixe-gui).

Intel Advisor/Visual Studio* IDE Integration


Intel Advisor in the Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE

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From Visual Studio, use the:

  • Tools > Intel Advisor XE 2013 > Open Advisor XE Workflow menu item to display the Advisor XE Workflow
  • Tools > Intel Advisor XE 2013 to launch Intel Advisor tools. These tools run with your application's executable (target) to collect data, which is displayed in the result tab.

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Use the toolbar to view the Getting Started page (Intel Advisor XE iconor icon), display the Advisor XE Workflow, launch Intel Advisor tools, specify project properties, and view a summary report. With Visual Studio 2012 or 2013, click to display a drop-down list:

Intel Advisor toolbar in Visual Studio 2012

Use the:

  • Visual Studio Solution Explorer to specify build settings, set the startup project, add files to projects, and so on.
  • Advisor XE Workflow to guide you through the recommended workflow. It helps you launch Intel Advisor tools and view tool reports.

Use the Output window to view output from Visual Studio or Intel Advisor tool analysis.

Use the result tab to view the data collected by each Intel Advisor tool while running the startup project. There is one result for each startup project. To display a context menu, right-click the displayed data or code in the various result windows.

Intel Advisor Standalone GUI


Intel Advisor GUI IDE

The menu, toolbar, Advisor XE Workflow, and Project Navigator offer different ways to perform many of the same functions.

Callout A

After you open a project, its name appears in the title bar. Use the menus to create and open projects; set various options; and open the Intel Advisor Getting Started page and the Help.

Callout B

Use the toolbar to open the Intel Advisor Getting Started page, create or open projects, specify project properties, create and open results, open or close the Project Navigator, and view a summary report.

Callout B

Use the Advisor XE Workflow to guide you through the recommended workflow. It helps you launch Intel Advisor tools and view tool reports.

Click the Project Navigator button to display the Project Navigator tab. Use the Project Navigator:

  • Tree diagram to see a hierarchical view of your projects and results based on the directory where the opened project resides.

  • Context menus to perform functions available from the menu and toolbar. You can also delete or rename a selected project or result, close all opened results, and copy various directory paths to the system clipboard.

Use the result tab to view the data collected by Intel Advisor tools. There is one active result for each project. You can also create read-only result snapshots. To display a context menu, right-click the displayed data or code in the various result windows.

Intel Advisor Result Tab


Intel Advisor result tab

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The result name appears in the tab. It consists of the specified project name (such as 2_nqueens_annotated or nqueens_advisor), followed by an identifier in the format ennn (shown as e000). For read-only result snapshots, the words (read-only) appear after the result name that you previously specified (see Decide on the Proposed Tasks).

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Click buttons on the navigation toolbar to change window views.

The displayed result shows the selected window view, presenting the finalized data collected by the Intel Advisor tool analysis.

Para obtener más información sobre las optimizaciones del compilador, consulte el aviso sobre la optimización.