Tail Console provides an Eclipse console that continuously outputs the
contents of a (potentially growing) text file, similar to the GNU command
For frequently used files, launch configurations can be created to quickly open a tail console without having to re-select the actual file from the file system.
Tail Console requires Java 6 and Eclipse 4.2 (Juno) or higher.
To install Tail Console from the Update Site, select
You can now open the site in the list of available software, check
Tail Console and click
A tail console can be opened via the
For frequently used files, launch configurations can be created in Eclipse's
If the Grep Console plug-in is installed, it also contributes a settings tab to the launch configuration. Tail consoles are fully supported by Grep Console.
Tail Console websites:
Tail Console was written by Marian Schedenig. You can find my website here.
Clippets is licensed under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0.
Copyright © 2014 Marian Schedenig.