Analysis options

 Action    name: SetAuto
 
This command allows you to disable and enable the autoanalysis and its indicator.

Usually, the auto analysis is enabled. Disable it if you are sure that it will help you.

Here you can change various kernel analysis options 1 and options 2, change the processor type (if the processor module supports several types), or the assembler style. If the current processor has options, there will also be a button to change processor-specific options. If the current processor supports memory mapping, there will also be a button to change the memory mapping ranges.

The analysis indicator is located in the bottom left corner of the main IDA window (upper right corner in text verion). Possible values of the indicator:

 "          " empty indicator means that the indicator is turned off.
 AU:  idle    Autoanalysis is finished.
 AU:disabled  Autoanalysis is disabled.
 FL:<address> execution flow is being traced
 PR:<address> a function is being created
 TL:<address> a function tail is being created
 SP:<address> the stack pointer is being traced
 AC:<address> the address is being analyzed
 LL:<number>  a signature file is being loaded
 L1:<address> the first pass of FLIRT
 L2:<address> the second pass of FLIRT
 L3:<address> the third pass of FLIRT
 TP:<address> type information is being applied
 FI:<address> the final pass of autoanalysis
 WF:<address> weak execution flow is being traced
 ??:<address> the address becomes unexplored
  @:<number>  indication of various activity
Hint: you can right-click the analysis indicator to quickly disable or enable it, or to reanalyze the program.

See also Options submenu. auto analysis explanation.

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