Visual Studio Debugger Tips and Tricks
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Published: 29 May 2006
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The Debugger in Visual Studio 2005 is an extremely powerful tool for finding problem areas in your applications. Its default behavior is not always the most efficient, however. In this article, Steve shows a number of customizations that can be applied to optimize the debugger, making it an even more powerful development tool.
by Steven Smith
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Visual Studio 2005 provides a powerful debugger which makes stepping through your code to find problems a breeze.  However, sometimes it offers too much information, and it can become tedious to find just what you are looking for amidst all of the extra noise.  Fortunately, the debugger can be customized using a few simple techniques.

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Title: DebuggerStepThrough does work for Property Accessors   
Name: Skip Valentine
Date: 2007-04-17 12:59:47 PM
I got the DebuggerStepThrough to work on my property accessors as described in the article. I'm glad I came across this article, it'll trim down my debugger stepping experience.
Title: DebuggerStepThrough does not work for Properties   
Name: Hans Peter Bornhauser
Date: 2006-10-02 4:39:28 PM
Unfortunately the DebuggerStepThrough's usage is not defined for properties. Therefore the above listing does not compile.

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