Menu Bar Definitions
The menu bar contains a collection of menus allowing you to manipulate Instruments and recorded data. Each menu contains a list of commands that have been grouped by function.
The Instruments menu provides commands for displaying the Instruments window.
Provides version information for Instruments.
Opens the Preferences dialog.
Opens the Keyboard dialog set to the Services keyboard shortcuts.
Hides all Instruments windows.
Hides all displays except for Instruments.
Displays all hidden processes.
Closes all trace documents and shuts down Instruments. User are asked whether they want to save any unsaved data.
The File menu provides commands for creating, importing, saving, and running trace documents.
Creates a new trace document.
Opens a saved trace document.
Opens a recently saved trace document.
Opens the Import Trace dialog allowing you to load previously saved data.
Opens the configuration dialog for the selected instrument.
Closes the selected trace document.
Saves the selected trace document. Asks for a name and destination if this is the first time the trace document has been saved.
Saves the selected trace document in a designated location.
Save As Template
Saves the current collection of instruments as a trace template. Trace templates can be accessed from the Instruments starting dialog.
Records trace data using the current instruments.
Pauses the currently running trace.
Determines if the user interface recorder will loop during play back to repeat the recorded steps continuously.
Opens the Record Options dialog. Allows you to set the start delay, time limit, window limit, if data is collected in deferred mode.
DTrace Data Import
Allows you to import previously collected DTrace data.
DTrace Script Import
Allows you to import previously created DTrace scripts.
Import Energy Diagnostics from Device
Imports the energy logs from an iOS device.
Opens the symbolication dialog. Allows you to set the paths and files used when looking for symbols.
The Edit menu provides commands for text manipulation, including spelling, grammar, and search capabilities. You can also re-symbolicate a trace document.
Removes previously typed instructions.
Applies instructions previously removed by Undo.
Removes the selected text from the document.
Copies the selected item to the Clipboard.
Copies the selected item and all of the items contained in it on to the Clipboard.
Pastes the current information stored on the Clipboard into the selected document.
Paste and Match Style
Pastes the current information stored on the Clipboard into the selected document and uses the document’s style information for the data.
Deletes the selected item.
Selects all available items.
Allows you to search for an item. Contains five suboptions:
Provides spelling and grammar options for the document. Contains three suboptions:
Adds a new flag to the track pane.
Removes an existing flag from the track pane.
Opens the Characters window.
The View menu provides commands for manipulating the Instruments window.
Opens and closes the Instruments pane.
Opens and closes the Detail pane.
Opens and closes the Extended Detail pane.
Toggles browser mode on and off.
Toggles Instruments in and out of full screen mode.
Toggles Instruments in and out of mini mode.
Opens the flag dialog.
Jumps to the next flag in the track pane.
Jumps to the previous flag in the track pane.
Decrease Deck Size
Decreases the height of the instrument.
Increase Deck Size
Increases the height of the instrument.
Snap Track To Fit
Resizes collected data so that it fits exactly inside of the track pane.
Hides the Instruments toolbar.
Opens the Instruments toolbar dialog.
The Instrument menu provides commands for collecting and recording trace data.
Build New Instrument
Opens the Build Instrument dialog.
Opens the Build Instrument dialog filled with the selected instrument’s information.
Delete <Instrument Name> Instrument
Removes the selected instrument from the trace document.
Delete Run <#>
Deletes the selected data collection run from the trace document.
Brings up the trace symbol dialog. Allows you to trace a specific symbol.
Allows you to record data.
Export Track for <Instrument name - process>
Saves the collected information for the instrument / process combination listed.
Compare Call Trees
Compares the call tree of the current run with the call trees of previous runs.
Call Tree Data Mining
Allows you to manipulate the call tree in the Detail pane.
The Window menu provides commands resizing the Instruments window along with managing flags and PM events.
Minimizes the Instruments window to the dock.
Enlarges the Instruments window to the size of your video monitor while leaving the menu bar available.
Opens and closes the Library pane.
Opens the Flag dialog. You can edit flag information from this dialog.
Manage PM Events
Opens the PM Events dialog. You can choose PM events to monitor from this dialog.
Bring All to Front
Brings all Instruments windows to the front of the screen.
Makes the selected Instruments instance active.