Tail Open

Tail Open

Opens a file and tail mode. When in tail mode only the last few entries of the log file will be read. The number of entries will be expanded as new log entries are written.

When tail opening a file, there are additional settings options which are not discussed here.  For more information, please see Open File Settings.


Tail Open

1. Tail Open

To tail open a log file, you must first set the Tail Open option.


Tail Options

2. Tail Options

When tail opening a log file, you need to specify how much data you want to read from the end of the log file. Regardless of how much data you read from the end of the log file, LogViewPlus will read new log entries as they are written.

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