Steve, do you think your technique above will also work with unmanaged code? And will it work in non-Ultimate versions?
While the Debugger Canvas plugin is impressive, its feature set is actually quite limited (there are some bugs too - at some point I could no longer switch/close tabs anymore). I wonder how complex such a project would really be if done from scratch.
found this: Covers the debugger expression evaluator. Go to downloads and download the word document:
I am sure it handles unmanaged code. The debugger APIs in visual studio likely predate managed code.
The visual studio extensibility forum is reallly good: