ProfileLevel Enumeration

ProfileLevel enum is used indicate one of the three levels to which performance data collection can be applied.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Profiler
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualStudio.Profiler (in microsoft.visualstudio.profiler.dll)


Public Enumeration ProfileLevel
Dim instance As ProfileLevel
public enum ProfileLevel
public enum class ProfileLevel
public enum ProfileLevel
public enum ProfileLevel


  Member name Description
Global Global level setting affects all processes and threads in the profiling run. 
Process Process level setting affect all threads which are part of specified process. 
Thread Thread profiling Level setting affects the specified thread. 


The following code illustrates the ProfileLevel enumeration. The example uses the ProfileLevel value of Global in a call to the DataCollection.StartProfile method.

        public void ExerciseStartProfile()
            // Declare enumeration to hold return value of 
            // the call to StartProfile.
            ProfileOperationResult profileResult;

            profileResult = DataCollection.StartProfile(

            Console.WriteLine("StartProfile returned {0}", profileResult);

See Also


Microsoft.VisualStudio.Profiler Namespace