The Analysis Status Display is opened when the View Analysis Status Display command is invoked, and shows a colour coded summary of the analysis status of each project and implementation file within the solution, together with a categorised breakdown of the issues in each:
Double-clicking on any item within the display will open the corresponding item, whilst right clicking within the list will display the context menu described below.
The checkboxes shown next to each file and project (available in Visual Lint Professional and Enterprise Editions) allow the user to determine whether they should be included in background analysis operations. Analysis trend ( and ) icons may also be shown to indicate that the issue could for a particular file or item has increased or decreased during a specified time period.
"Show" droplist: Selects the project whose analysis status should be displayed. Selecting "All projects" (the default view) will display an overview of the status of the entire solution/workspace.
"Back" button: Returns the display to the previously selected view.
"All Projects" button: Switches the display to show an overview of the status of all projects in the solution/workspace.
"All Files" button: Switches the display to show an overview of the status of all files in the solution/workspace.
"History" button: Opens the Analysis History Display to show the analysis history of the selected item. [Visual Lint Enterprise Edition]
"Trends" button: Opens the Analysis Trends Dialog to configure whether analysis trends should be displayed, and the time period to use. [Visual Lint Enterprise Edition]
"Auto-select Project" checkbox: When checked, the item corresponding to the active file in the code editor will automatically be selected within the display.
Context menu commands
Open: If the selected item is a project, selects it in the "Project" drop-list. If the selected item is a file, opens it for editing within the development environment.
Open Containing Folder: Opens the folder containing the selected item within Windows Explorer.
Select All: Selects all items with the display.
Select None: Deselects all items with the display.
Copy: Copies the contents of the selected items (or all items if there is no selection) to the clipboard in various formats.
Enable Background Analysis: Determines whether the corresponding project or file should be included in background analysis. This has the same effect as toggling the checkboxes shown within the display. [Visual Lint Professional and Enterprise Editions]