Understanding symbol files and Visual Studio's symbol settings

added by Paul Wheeler
1/6/2015 1:28:36 PM

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In this blog post I’ll walk you through what symbols are and how to configure Visual Studio’s symbol settings (which are used by other diagnostic tools beyond the debugger such as the performance tools and IntelliTrace), the various knobs available when debugging, and how to trouble shoot issues when Visual Studio isn’t able to find the symbol files that you need.