Break on dll load in Visual Studio

Thanks to Kara Ottowell (I think I relearn this trick every two or three years, posting here so I have a chance to remember it):

In VS add a breakpoint and specify the location as, for example


if you wanted to break when the compluslm.dll was loaded. For a specific function use the same syntax but specify the function name instead of DllMain.

Learn more about this syntax here: