Debugger Question Regarding Strings

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    Debugger Question Regarding Strings

    Hi,

    This is probably a stupid question, but is there anyway to view the contents of an std::string variable in the Visual Studio 2005 debugger in the same way as its easily possible to look whats inside standard variable types?

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    I was under the impression that it did that all by itself. I'm pretty sure 2003 did.
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    It works pretty well for me in VC++ 2005 Express. Are you using the default standard library implementation or a different one. What do you see that is not what you expect?

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