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/*!
    \contentspage index.html
    \previouspage creator-qml-performance-monitor.html
    \page creator-valgrind-overview.html
    \nextpage creator-analyzer.html

    \title Using Valgrind Code Analysis Tools

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    \QC integrates \l{http://valgrind.org/info/tools.html}{Valgrind code
    analysis tools} for detecting memory leaks and
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    profiling function execution. You must download and install them separately
    to use them from \QC.

    To run the Valgrind tools on a remote host over SSH, select \gui {Analyze
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    > Valgrind Analyze Memory (External)} or \gui {Valgrind Function Profile
    (External)}.
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    To stop the currently running analyzer, select \gui {Analyze
    > Stop}.

    To select options for the Valgrind tools, select \gui {Tools > Options >
    Analyzer}. You can override the general settings for each project in the
    \gui {Run Settings} for the project.

    The following sections describe how to use the Valgrind tools:

    \list

        \o  \l{Detecting Memory Leaks}

        \o  \l{Profiling Function Execution}

        \o  \l{Running Valgrind Tools Remotely}

    \endlist

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