Silverlight Spy has many features designed to make exploring applications as easy as possible. Here are some useful tips and tricks to give you even more control.
Tips and Tricks
- UI element selection
- Event Monitor navigation
- Enable .NET type decompilation
- Browser home page
- Command-line arguments
- Execute DLR code
UI element selection
Select UI elements by hovering the mouse over the Silverlight application while pressing the Ctrl and Shift buttons. The associated UI element is automatically selected in the Explorer pane.
Event Monitor navigation
Double click a logged event in the Event Monitor to select the associated UI element in the Explorer.
Enable .NET type decompilation
Configure .NET Reflector in the Options dialog to view decompiled .NET types in the Object Browser.
.NET Reflector is available for download at http://www.red-gate.com/products/reflector/
Browser home page
You can configure the browser home page in the Options dialog.
If you provide an url as command-line argument, Silverlight Spy will navigate to the provided url, instead of loading the configured home page.
Execute DLR code
Use Ctrl-E to execute Dynamic Language code directly in the DLR Shell