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GxTail: Toolbar Help

This page describes the functions and options available from the GxTail toolbar. It provides quick access to the functions shown here:

This page describes the tools that are not self-descriptive, such as Set Bookmark and Filter.

Open one or more files into individual tabs

Open one or more log files. If you select more than one, each opens in its own tab.

Open multiple files into one merged tab

Open many files, sequenced by time stamp, in one new tab named mergeOutput.log.

Toggle Tail

When this option is cleared for a window (as indicated by this icon: ), the view in that window does not automatically scroll to the bottom of the file each time a new message is added to the log file. Messages do continue to accumulate at the bottom of the window, if they are being appended to the log file.

Work Offline

Set this option to prevent the currently active file from being dynamically updated while you are looking at it. Applies only to files that can be dynamically updated.

Edit Multiple Markers

Click to open the Markers & Filter dialog box for setting high-level marker and filter parameters. See Markers and Filter.

Copy Marker from selected tab to tabs like this

Click to copy marker settings from the current tab to all the other open tabs that match this file type. Note that file type is determined by the file name, not extension.

Copy Marker from selected tab to all tabs

Click to copy marker settings from the current tab to all the other open tabs.

Filter

Click to open the Filter Properties dialog box. See Filtering Log Messages by Text.

Filter folders based on profile marker values

Click to open the Profile based Filter dialog. See Filtering Log Messages by Text > Read Filter Criteria from Saved Profiles.