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Display More Information About Struct Members

Status: Under Consideration
by Member Johannes_T on ‎03-12-2012 11:59 AM


Display more struct member information during source editing and during debug.



While editing source code, CVI only displays the struct members, but no information regarding the type of the member (or declaration information, line file and line).

Add a tooltip to the right of the pop-up displaying the struct members in the source editor to display this information. Similar to this picture:


Also add support for displaying nested structs and even display the member values while debugging, in form of a tree, when execution is suspended (CVI currently only displays the memory address of that struct variable).


by Trusted Enthusiast
on ‎03-27-2012 09:39 AM
Status changed to: Under Consideration
by Active Participant pblase
on ‎07-19-2013 09:28 AM

Even better, if CVI could take a hint from eclipse/MSStudio and have a smart language-knowledgable helper going on in the background to do this stuff so that we don't have to compile the code before being able to use this feature. I can't tell you how many times I've needed this ability, but haven't gotten to the point where I can compile yet. Rather frustrating.

by Member Johannes_T
on ‎07-29-2013 08:14 AM

Hello pblase,


The idea you are describing has already been discussed in another Idea Exchange post: here. Moreover, the status of that post has been set to 'In Beta' in the meantime.

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