Add Timestamp to Log File
Trevor P.
Chandler, AZ

Nov 21, 2013
1 Post

Add timestamp to Log file

I am running a test where conditions are varied over time and need the log file to summarize what/when conditions were applied. To this ends, is there a way to have a timestamp automatically added throughout the ATEasy log file? Moreover, is it possible to control how frequently those conditions are output (e.g. every 0.1 second, 1 second, etc.).

DrATEasy (Ron Y.)
Mission Viejo,

Nov 21, 2013
235 Posts

Re: Add timestamp to Log file

Check the following KB artcicle:
https://www.marvintest.com/KnowledgeBase/KBSearchArticles.aspx?ID=188&task=go&search=test+log+customize&type=AND

Also check the ATest object for StartTime/EndTime properties.

You can use an ateasy ATimer, EnableInterrupt or CretaeThread/Sleep to create a timer.

Paul T.
Bacau, Romania

Nov 21, 2013
41 Posts

Re: Add timestamp to Log file

Hi Trevor! You could use the STime() function to return the current time whenever you need it (you also have the SDate() function for the current date). If you want to control things at different time intervals, you could use the Tick() function:

This example waits for 0.1 second to elapse until a specific task is performed:


dwTime = Tick()

while Tick() - dwTime < 100
DoEvents()

endwhile


I hope my post is helpful for you. If not, excuse me and please wait until an official helper will assist you.

Best regards,

Paul



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