Profiler Preferences

This section explains the settings available for the XSLT/XQuery Profiler. To access and modify these settings, open the Preferences dialog box (Options > Preferences) and go to XML > XSLT-FO-XQuery > Profiler (see Debugger Preferences).

The following profiler settings are available:
Show time
Shows the total time that was spent in the call.
Show inherent time
Shows the inherent time that was spent in the call. The inherent time is defined as the total time of a call minus the time of its child calls.
Show invocation count
Shows how many times the call was called in this particular call sequence.
Time scale
Determines the unit of time measurement. You can choose between milliseconds or microseconds.
Hotspot threshold
Hotspots are ignored below this specified amount (in milliseconds). For more information, see Hotspots View.
Ignore invocation less than
Invocations are ignored below this specified amount (in microseconds). For more information, see Invocation Tree View.
Percentage calculation
The percentage base that determines what time span percentages are calculated against. You can choose between the following:
  • Absolute - Percentage values show the contribution to the total time.
  • Relative - Percentage values show the contribution to the calling call.