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ATL/MFC Trace Tool (AtlTraceTool8.exe) 

Visual Studio 2005

Displays trace messages while you debug ATL and MFC source code.


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To use the ATL/MFC Trace Tool with the IDE

  1. Open an MFC or an ATL project.

  2. On the Debug menu, click Start Debugging.

  3. On the Tools menu, click ATL/MFC Trace Tool.

  4. Expand the nodes in the Trace List tree.

    The running application, modules within that application, and trace categories for each module are displayed.

  5. Use the controls in the Process group, Module group, and Category group to customize how information is displayed in the Output window for each process, module, or trace category.

  6. Click Apply.

    You can save your settings and load them the next time you debug the application by using the Save and Load buttons.