User Guide

  • 2022.2
  • 08/08/2022
  • Public Content

Trace Merge Dialog Box 

When you are opening a raw trace in Intel® Trace Analyzer, you are prompted to merge the trace. If you click Yes, the Trace Merge dialog box appears.
To generate a raw trace, you should have the Intel® Trace Collector setting
enabled. For details, see the
Intel® Trace Collector User and Reference Guide
Intel® Trace Analyzer
The dialog box contains the following elements:
Select This:
To Do This:
See the path of the filename to be merged
Output file name
Contains the name of the output file for a merged trace.
By default, the output file is placed in the same folder of the input file, with the suffix
added before the
extension. Type in, or browse to a different location as needed.
Progress bar
See the percentage of merging done.
Before clicking the
button, the progress label is
Ready to Merge
. After clicking the
button, the label changes to
, and then to
Open the new trace in a view
Check this box to open the newly produced trace in a separate Intel® Trace Analyzer view
Create a single structured trace format (STF) file
Check this box to store the resulted trace as a single file. By default, the new trace is created in the multiple-file format.
Overwrite file if exists
Check this box if you want to overwrite existing output file
Delete raw data
Check this box if you want to automatically delete the raw trace after merging
Create summary data files
Check this box if you want to create summary data files. The summary data files can help reduce the time when you first open a trace file.

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