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ApplicationBase.Log Property

Gets an object that provides properties and methods for writing event and exception information to the application's log listeners.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.ApplicationServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public Log Log { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Logging.Log
The Log object for the current application.

This example shows how to use the My.Application.Log.WriteEntry method to log tracing information. For more information, see How to: Write Log Messages (Visual Basic).


Public Sub TracingTest(ByVal fileName As String)
    My.Application.Log.WriteEntry( 
        "Entering TracingTest with argument " & 
        fileName & ".")
    ' Code to trace goes here.
    My.Application.Log.WriteEntry( 
        "Exiting TracingTest with argument " & 
        fileName & ".")
End Sub


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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