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I am debugging an executable file with IDA and put a breakpoint at the place that I see 2 buttons.

I want to know which function is executed when I click on one of the buttons and witch one is executed when I click on the other.

I don't know which functions handle them so I can't put a break point there.

What can I do in IDA that the next click I do will break in the function that gets executed?

  • What do you mean by "applay"? – Avery3R Jul 30 '18 at 22:07
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    Debugging GUI applications is fairly complicated. You'll need to provide more details (for starters, what GUI system's being used) for us to be able to provide a decent answer. – NirIzr Jul 30 '18 at 22:16
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    How can I know what gui system being used? – Keystone Jul 31 '18 at 3:06
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    I edited the question so it's actually understandable. Let me know if I changed the meaning too much or edit it yourself (but try to make sure English is correct) – Igor Skochinsky Jul 31 '18 at 7:28
  • @Keystone for example you could start by telling us on what operating system said target application runs. For example on Windows - and provided that the application uses standard Windows windowing mechanisms - it could be as easy as determining the message loop and look up the IDs of the buttons from the dialog resource. But it could also be a lot more complicated. Please improve your question by adding details and adding the appropriate tags also. For example executable seems a bit misplaced here. – 0xC0000022L Jul 31 '18 at 8:27

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