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# Friday, 05 September 2008

To stop Visual Studio 2005/2008 from loosing breakpoints and behaving erratically when debugging and using the BackgroundWorker control you need to stop the debugger from interacting with the form's thread.
greggm has a more in depth post and other solutions to the problem but for me adding the DebuggerDisplay attribute to the windows form improved debugging.

[System.Diagnostics.DebuggerDisplay("Form1")]
public partial class Form1 : Form

 

I haven't tried it but I believe you can un-check the "Call string conversion function on objects in variable windows" from the Debugging section in Visual Studio options:

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