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How Can I Keep Focus When Stepping Through My Program? 

This topic applies to:

Visual Studio Edition

Visual Basic

C#

C++

J#

Express Edition

No

No

Native

No

Standard Edition

No

No

Native

No

Pro/Team Edition

No

No

Native

No

Problem Description

My program has a window-activation problem. Stepping through the program with the debugger interferes with my ability to reproduce the problem because my program keeps losing focus. Is there any way to avoid this?

Solution

If you have a second computer, use remote debugging. You can operate your program on the remote computer while you run the debugger on the host. For more information, see How to: Select a Remote Machine.

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