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One of the debug visualizers shipped with VS 2005 Beta 1 is the DataSet/DataTable visualizer that allows you to visualize a DataSet and DataTable in a grid. However, it doesn't let you view a DataView object.

To overcome this, I have written the DataViewVisualizer that allows you to analyze a System.Data.DataView object during debug time and see how it under goes changes when its modified or filters are applied. For instance, when a DataView object is hovered upon by the mouse and the visualizer drop-down clicked, DataViewVisualizer popup comes:

And when its clicked, the visualizer will show you the current view of the DataView object referenced:

And when the view is modified, the visualizer shows the updated details, keeping in mind the modifications and the filter that is applied:

DataView Visualizer is free. Download it from Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 10:46 AM .NET Framework , VS 2005 , Debugging | Back to top

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