Tracing Option changes

(Chris Conn) #1

First and foremost, change the behavior of the VIEW button. Currently it explicitly opens the log file (txt) up in Notepad. Most of us doing serious tracing use a different notepad, like Notepad++ for ez XML. Despite having txt files associated with this program, the tracing form always uses notepad. If a user doesnt have a default handler for txt files, theres a serious problem.

Another neat feature would be the ability to pass a filter (wildcards would be nice) to make is easier to hunt for our target in the trace file.

(Nathan your friendly neighborhood Support Engineer) #2

I might be misunderstanding, but, there is a mark text option on the UI trace which allows you to insert a value to make it easier to find the start of the block you’re interested in.

100% agree with the View button–should just use the system registered program for the txt extension.

(Chris Conn) #3

Thanks @aidacra, I played with the Write option last night, I wasnt really sure what was happening. I saw it making a xml node, but it always seemed to be blank. Perhaps that’s because I wasnt using it right. I’ll go back and play with it again.