- Close all running versions of Visual Studio 2008
- Copy the SqlServerQueryVisualizer.dll assembly from the \bin\debug\ directory in the .zip download above into your local \Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\Packages\Debugger\Visualizers\ directory
- Open Visual Studio 2008 again.
Now, when you use the debugger with your LINQ to SQL code, you should be able to hover over your LINQ query expressions and have the LINQ to SQL Debug Visualizer option available for you. You can even see the results of your query if you wish to execute it prior to seeing the results on your application. Go try it out now and see for yourselves