How to: Step out of Managed Code when Native Frames are Missing from the Call Stack Window

If your code has native frames that are invisible in the Call Stack window, stepping out of managed code can produce unexpected results. As a workaround, you can use a breakpoint instead of Step Out.

Note Note

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To step out of managed code when native frames are missing from the call stack display

  1. In the native code, set a location breakpoint after the call to managed code.

  2. On the Debug menu, choose Continue.

    When the managed call is completed, execution will stop at the breakpoint in native code.

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