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Record & Analyze Toolbar

The Record & Analyze toolbar provides access to tools for recording the execution of program source code. From this toolbar you can:

  • Begin manual or automation recording of the currently active application
  • Step through manual execution
  • Generate Sequence diagrams from a recording session
Record & Analyze toolbar.



Explore > Portals | Show Toolbar | Record

Record & Analyze Toolbar Options



See also

Recorder Command List

Click on the drop-down arrow to show a menu of commands for recording the execution of Analyzer scripts.

Recorder Toolbar


Click on this icon to begin or resume recording of the current program.

Start Recording

Manual Record

Click on this icon to manually step-record the current thread.

Auto Record Selected Thread

Click on this icon to auto-record an execution trace for the current thread.

Step Through

Click on this icon to step into a function, record the function call in the History window, and step back out.

The option is enabled for manual recording only.

Shortcut: Alt+;

Step Through Function Calls

Stop Recording

Click on this icon to end the recording of program execution.

Synchronize Model with Source Code

Display the 'Synchronize Model' dialog through which you can synchronize the model with the code files generated during a Record Profile operation.


  • The toolbar can be docked to any main window edge or floated freely in a convenient location for quick access
  • You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions
  • You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the 'Explore > Portals > Show Toolbar > Record' ribbon option

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