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Tracepoint Output

The Tracepoints page of the Analyzer Script enables you to direct where the output from any Trace statements goes during a debug session.

Access Analyzer | Execution Analyzer (Shift+F12) : New (Toolbar icon) > Debug > Tracepoints

Analyzer | Execution Analyzer (Shift+F12) : locate and double-click on required script > Debug > Tracepoints

Tracepoint properties



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You can select from two options:

  • 'Screen' (the default) - The output is directed to the Debug window
  • 'File' - The output is directed to file


Enter the folder to use for Trace statement log files.


Enter the name to use for the Trace statement log files.


If selected, the specified  file is overwritten each time a debug session is started.

Auto Number

If selected, the Trace log file is composed of the filename you specify and a number.

Each time you start a debug session, the number is incremented.

Prefix trace output with function

If selected, any Trace statements executed during the debug session run are prefixed with the current function call.


  • You can use the $stack keyword in your Trace statement to print the current stack trace; use:
  • $stack - to print all frames, or
  • $stack(n) - to print a specific number of frames; for example, $stack(5) will print the current frame and 4 ancestors