TN-W13 Enabling logging

To produce a log of a site scan:

  1. Run the application
  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+L on the Windows keyboard or Cmd+Shift+L on the Mac - the status bar should say «Started logging to Mapper.log»
  3. Scan the site
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+L or Cmd+Shift+L again - the log will appear in a Notepad or Console window

In versions prior to PowerMapper 5.0 and SortSite 3.06 the log is not displayed automatically - you need to locate it using the steps below.

To produces a log of the application starting up:

  1. Find the folder the application is installed in
  2. Run cmd.exe
  3. Run the application from the command line with the /LOG parameter (e.g. SortSite.exe /LOG or Mapper.exe /LOG)
  4. Quit the application

On Windows this produces a log called «Mapper.log» in the current user’s application data folder. For example, C:\Documents and Settings\Homer\Local Settings\Application Data\PowerMapper Software\SortSite or C:\Users\Marge\AppData\Local\PowerMapper Software\PowerMapper.

On Mac OS X this produces a log called «Mapper.log» in the current user’s Library folder. For example, ~/Library/PowerMapper Software/SortSite or ~/Library/PowerMapper Software/PowerMapper.

Applies To: SortSite 3.0 and PowerMapper 4.0 or later

Last Reviewed: Sep 15, 2015