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How to use EurekaLog

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This article is part of Quick start tutorials series.

 

Important Note: dropping TEurekaLogEvents component on your form is not enough! You have to configure EurekaLog for your project. EurekaLog component is used to react to certain events in EurekaLog-enabled projects. The component will do nothing on its own.

 

Short answer:

 

To add EurekaLog to your application:

1. Save your project;
2. Go to "Project" / "EurekaLog options";
3. Use "Add EurekaLog to this project" button;
4. Select project type;
5. Rebuild your project.

 

Done!

 

P.S. You have to install EurekaLog before using it.

 


 

Long answer:

 

First, save your project before adding EurekaLog.

 

To add EurekaLog to your application - you need to go to Project / EurekaLog options (see also):

 

 

EurekaLog project options in IDE menu

 

Don't see EurekaLog menu items?

 

Then click on "Add EurekaLog to this project" button:

 

 

General page in EurekaLog project options

 

You should also select type of your project from drop-down list:

 

 

Selecting type of your application

 

See supported project types to get more information about each position.

 

Save options and close dialog.

 

You must recompile your Delphi/C++Builder projects in order to use EurekaLog with them:

 

 

Rebuild your project

 

EurekaLog will automatically apply all necessary changes to make your project EurekaLog-enabled.

 

Important: by default EurekaLog is enabled only for the main thread in your application. You have to specify which background thread you want to monitor.

 

 

Done!

 

Now run your application and observe how your application handles exceptions now:

 

Before

 

After

 

 

Important: by default EurekaLog is enabled only for the main thread in your application. You have to specify which background thread you want to monitor.

 

 

See also:

See demos in Start Menu (Start / Programs / EurekaLog / Demos)
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