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Configuring Depends

When you first run Depends, it registers itself with your system as a handler for all Win32 binaries. This causes a View Dependencies item to be added to the system's context menu. You must configure which file extensions Depends should handle by opening the Options menu and adding file extensions in the Handled File Extensions Dialog box. Then, when you right-click a Win32 module file in Windows Explorer, View Dependencies is displayed as one of the options.

Opening a File in Depends

To open a file in Depends, use one of four methods:

Getting Help on Depends

To get help on Depends while running the tool, open the table of contents using one of two methods: