File Context Menu

File Context Menu

The file context menu is available whenever you right-click on a file or merged file in LogViewPlus.

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Cut Filters

1. Cut Filters

Cuts all of the filters currently set on this log file to the clipboard. If these filters are later pasted within this LogViewPlus session, the selected filters will be moved.

2

Copy Filters

2. Copy Filters

Copies all of the filters currently set on this log file to the clipboard. Note that filters are copied to the clipboard as plain text. This allows them to be easily shared with other LogViewPlus users.

3

Paste

3. Paste

If a filter has been copied to the clipboard, the paste filter command will apply it to the currently selected log file or view.

4

Add Filter

4. Add Filter

The add filter command displays a list of all filters which are currently available in the filter toolbar. These commands are also available on the toolbar and are provided here for convenience only.

5

Apply Templates

5. Apply Templates

The apply templates command will show a list of all pre-saved templates. This command is also available on the toolbar and is provided here for convenience only.

6

Save as Template

6. Save as Template

The save as template command is the same as the "Add" template command which is available on the templates toolbar. This command will save the currently selected filter as a new template which can then be applied later. Templates are saved across LogViewPlus sessions.

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Copy Full Path

7. Copy Full Path

Copies the full path to the current log file to the clipboard.

8

Open in Text Editor

8. Open in Text Editor

Opens the currently selected log file in your default text editor. Your default text editor is the text editor that Windows uses when opening *.txt files.

9

Explore Directory

9. Explore Directory

Opens Windows Explorer to the directory which contains the currently selected log file.

10

Tail Log File

10. Tail Log File

The Tail Log File command will toggle tailing the log file.

11

Graph Log Entries

11. Graph Log Entries

Opens the graph log entries dialog. The screen can be used the display the currently selected log file as a graph.

12

My Reports

12. My Reports

If you have configured LogViewPlus to generate custom reports, those reports will be available for execution. This command will not be visible if custom reports have not been configured.

13

Rename

13. Rename

Renames the currently selected log file or filter.

14

Clear Entries

14. Clear Entries

Removes all log entries from the current log file. If the file is currently being tailed new entries will appear automatically.

Note that the underlying log file will not be modified. No changes will be written to disk.

15

Reload Commands

15. Reload Commands

Reloading the log file is useful if you have previously cleared all log entries and now need to see the cleared entries. It can also be helpful when you are modifying parser configurations, or to refresh a file which is not currently tailed.

The reload with encoding command allows you to reload a log file with one of the encodings provided in the application settings -> Common Encodings.

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Parser Wizard

16. Parser Wizard

The Parser Wizard can be used to quickly add or modify the parser configuration for the currently selected log file.

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Log File Properties

17. Log File Properties

This command will open the log file properties dialog.

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Close All But This

18. Close All But This

The "close all but this" closes all log files and filters except for the currently selected log file. Filters on the currently selected log file will not be closed.

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Close All

19. Close All

This command closes all log files and filters.

20

Close View

20. Close View

Closes the current view. Note that the current view can be either a log file or a filter.

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