Values of primitive types (
are available in a memory snapshot if it is:
YourKit format snapshot (*.snapshot) of profiled application running on Java 6 or newer.
Note: for Sun Java 6, update 4 or newer is required (because of a JVM bug 6540288)
Values of primitive fields and arrays of primitive types are shown in object explorers:
Also, a text representation in specified encoding can be seen for byte in Quick Info.
Values of strings help locating (identifying) a particular object among other objects of the same class. Memory | Strings by Pattern... (Ctrl+F) action searches for strings, char arrays or byte arrays, even with regular expressions.