You see trailing ellipses (…) when VB truncates either the expression or data portion of a data tip (the mouse-hover watch value you get while debugging). This is great if you want to see the left side of a long string value, but not quite as compelling if you care about the right side. Hold the control key down and re-hover over the expression to force VB to truncate on the left instead of the right. VB truncates all instant watch strings at 251 characters, so you won
What is Metadata?
What is metadata? Well, It’s an odd concept to wrap your head around. Metadata is essentially the secondary layer of data that tracks details about the “regular” data. The regular