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Customizing debugging session - Part I

I hope, being a developer everyone needs to debug their code at least once a day even if it is a very small snippet. Frankly speaking, sometimes it becomes very frustrating when we are looking for a value of particular property or let’s say very few properties of a huge object and it gets TIMEOUT. Uhhh !!! This time, we feel like there should be some easy way to navigate to that particular property instead of going to the object and clicking on plus symbol to reach the required property. Well, let’s understand it via code: Aim: I have an Employee class with two members as EmployeeName and BranchName. I want to know the name and branch of an Employee during my debugging session. So, I start debugging and lend up on below screen: Now in order to view the required details, I need to expand the employee object as shown in below screenshot: Now first question is, is there any way to display customized message in debugger window?  Answer would