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Show Constant Value Tooltips When Not Debugging

While NOT debugging, it'd be great if we the tooltips for constants which show their type also actually showed the value of the constant.

This value should be known due to incremental compilation and could be displayed just like it is while you're debugging.

It's just really annoying to have to F12 all the time in a constant heavy environment and then jump back to the location after seeing what the value is.

Thanks!

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  • Kochise commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I've discovered the way to break into native code and have access to STL containers' content when debugging using CLI :

    Tools\Options...\Debugging\General : uncheck 'Use Managed Compatibility Mode' (YES! UNCHECK IT!)

    In the native code, instead to add breakpoints, just add this :

    assert(false);

    When breaking against the shores, just click either 'Retry' to debug or 'Ignore' to continue.

    Happy debugging with Visual Studio 2015 :)

    Kochise

  • Darragh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, yes, yes, And yes for enums as well. Why wouldn't you implement this?

  • Michael commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should work for enums as well, especially those with explicitly assigned values.

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