Tools tab

The Tools tab lets you add runtime analysis tools to the launch. To do this, click the Add/Delete Tool button at the bottom of the tab:

Launch Configurations dialog; tools tab

The Tools tab in the Launch Configurations dialog.

You can add the following tools (some launch options affect which tools are available):

Application Profiler
Lets you count how many times functions are called, who called which functions, and so on. For more information about this tool, see the Profiling an Application chapter.

Application Profiler

Memory Analysis
Lets you track memory errors. For more information about this tool, see the Finding memory errors and leaks chapter.

Memory Analysis

For detailed information about the fields on this tab, see Launching your program with Memory Analysis.

Kernel Logging
Lets you perform a system wide profile to monitor all processes that execute on a specific set of CPUs.

Kernel Logging tool

Shared Libraries
Lets you add paths to shared library references.

Shared Library tool

APS Options
Lets you select the partition that the program runs in.

APS Options tool

Selecting Join Partition indicates that you want so specify a specific partition in which to run the program.

The Select Partition list shows the available partitions that you can use to run your program.

Code Coverage
Lets you measure what parts of your program have run, and what parts still need to be tested. For more information about this tool, see the Using Code Coverage chapter.

Code Coverage

If you want the IDE to open the appropriate perspective for the tool during the launch, then check Switch to this tool's perspective on launch.

Related concepts
Main tab
Arguments tab
Environment tab
Upload tab
Debugger tab
Source tab
Common tab