Viewing Stack Traces Related to Your Code

Narrow down the call tree shown by the Instruments analysis tool to show only results related to your code.

To view stack trace related to your code
  1. Choose Call Tree from the pop-up menu in the Instruments tool’s Navigation bar.

  2. Select the Hide System Libraries checkbox in the left side of the Details pane.


Call Tree view collects all stack traces from instruments that are running and displays them in a call tree. Narrowing down the Call Tree view to show your code simplifies the stack trace by removing unwanted traces allowing you to concentrate on the data pertaining to your application.

Call Tree view displays the:

  • Amount of time in which this stack trace appeared.

  • Percentage of total calls mad by each stack trace.

  • Symbol name of the stack trace.

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