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Eclipse Plug-in for tailing log files and eclipse consoles (e.g. SVN, Java Stack Trace, CDT), including syntax coloring with either a regular expression or a word match. It allows you to have multiple logs open concurrently.


Changelog: (2011-08-07)
* switched from SVN to GIT, please use GIT from now
* New update site URL: http://logviewer.eclipselabs.org.codespot.com/git/de.anbos.eclipse.logvi...
* Issue 53 : Input of invalid regular expressions is possible in the rules preferences
* Issue 55 : Improve FileTail's exception handling
* Issue 56 : Error on Tail all action with already tailing document (2011-03-07)
Issue 32 : Translation (German translation added)
Issue 35 : Tail option's auto-refresh/scrolling is very slow - is unusable (added some small fixes)
Issue 38 : Cannot enter colors using Mac OS X
Issue 51 : Provide possibility to open log file from the beginning on
Issue 52 : Using java5 jre on ubuntu throws error (2010-08-15)
Issue 43 : Null Pointer error in ResourceUtils?.getResource()
Issue 44 : Exception if opening binary file (2010-08-10)
Issue 42 : LogViewer? will not start up (isEmpty method is not available on Java5)
should be compatible with Java 5 (JRE 1.5) again

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Eclipse Versions: 
Neon (4.6), Mars (4.5), Luna (4.4), Kepler (4.3), Juno (4.2, 3.8), Previous to Juno (<=4.1), Oxygen (4.7), Photon (4.8), 2018-09 (4.9)
Platform Support: 
Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK
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Date Created: 
Fri, 2009-12-04 15:09
Development Status: 
Apache 2.0
Date Updated: 
Thu, 2018-08-23 15:08
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 00:37
dsenapativsm's picture

Possible to view remote log ? 

mmisingnamefdb's picture

No it's not supported yet. See issue with workaround: https://github.com/anb0s/LogViewer/issues/81

mm105@xs4all.nl's picture

Under Kepler dev version, this plugin causes hangs

mmisingnamefdb's picture

Added this issue "https://github.com/anb0s/LogViewer/issues/84", please comment there, Thanks!

ssuther's picture

For a local development-Enviroment this plugin is highly recomended.
I log my apache and php-Logfiles with it, while i debug my web-apps

Very easy to use, clean layout, good overview. I love it!