PhpStorm 2017.2 Help

Event Log

View | Tool Windows | Event Log
Event Log in the right-hand part of the bottom tool window bar

The Event Log tool window shows the information about "important" events that take place in PhpStorm.

The information about problematic situations (e.g. errors and exceptions) is displayed in red. In such cases, clicking the more link (if present) opens a balloon with a more detailed description of the error or exception. Clicking a description link (depending on the error, the text may be different e.g. NullPointerException) opens the IDE Fatal Errors dialog which lets you review the error and create a bug report.

General tab

The General tab appears when the Database tab opens. In the absence of the Database tab, the information is shown in the output pane which, in this case, is not tabbed.

Database tab

Shown on the Database tab are the events related to working with the Database tool window and the Data editor.

For the Database tool window, the following may be shown:

  • The information about data synchronizations and various manipulations with databases such as creating, modifying and deleting tables and columns, etc.
  • Error messages.

For the data editor only error messages are shown.



/help/img/idea/2017.2/settings.png Settings Use this icon to open the Notifications page where you can select which events you want to be notified of and also which events should be logged.
/help/img/idea/2017.2/iconShowBalloons.png Show balloons Use this icon to enable or disable showing notifications.

Note that this icon is a toggle which turns the corresponding feature on or off.

When showing notifications is enabled, you are notified of the events that take place in PhpStorm. The corresponding notifications are shown in the balloons.

The alternative way to enable or disable this feature is by means of the Display balloon notifications check box on the Notifications page.

/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_softWrap.png Use Soft Wraps Use this icon to turn on or off the soft wrap mode for the output.
/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_scrollToEnd.png Scroll to the end Use this icon to go to the end of the event log.
/help/img/idea/2017.2/iconSelectAll.png Mark all as read Use this icon to mark all the messages as read.
/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_clear_all.png Clear all Use this icon to delete all the messages and thus clear the log.

This function can alternatively be accessed by means of the context menu.

/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_help.png Help Click this button or press F1 to open this help topic.

Title bar context menu and buttons

You can right-click on the window title bar and use the context menu to configure its viewing mode, associate the window with a different tool window bar, or resize and hide the window.

You can also use the toolbar buttons:

/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_viewMode.png Click this button to access a subset of the context menu commands that let you configure window's viewing mode.
/help/img/idea/2017.2/icon_hideSide.png Shift+Escape Use this command to hide the tool window. You can also use it in combination with the Alt key to hides all tool windows attached to the same tool window bar.
Last modified: 12 October 2017

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