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Marks View

The Marks view displays the results of profiling marks that were inserted into the application. Profiling marks label significant events in the profiling run. For more information about marks, see Data Collection Control Window.

The default marks that are prepopulated in the report label the start of the program and the end of the program.

Windows counters data from automatically generated marks is also presented in this view. For more information, see How to: Collect Windows Counter Data.

To create a filter between two marks, select the marks, right-click, and then click Add Filter by Marks or Add Filter by Timestamp.

The following table provides the definitions of columns that are available in the Marks view.

Mark ID

Unique Identifier of the profiling mark.

Mark Name

The name of the profiling mark.


Time from the start of profiling to the time that the mark is encountered.

Windows performance counter data

When Windows performance counter data is collected the values are displayed in a column that has the name of the counter.