Engine

LogService

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not creatable
service

Important notes about this service: This service might have unexpected or unreliable behavior depending on how games and the game engine log things. Content might also be truncated. Don't rely on contents of events and messages emitted by this service for any important game logic.

A service that allows you to read outputted text.

Summary

Methods

  • Clears the Roblox Studio output window.

  • Returns a table of tables, each with the message string, message type, and timestamp of a message that the client displays in the output window.

Events

Properties

Methods

ClearOutput

void

Clears the Roblox Studio output window.

The log history is also cleared, such that LogService.GetLogHistory will not return any entries from before the LogService.ClearOutput call.


Returns

void

GetLogHistory

Unreliable Behavior This may have changing, unexpected or unreliable behavior depending on how the game engine logs things. It should not be relied upon for any important game logic.

Returns a table of tables, each with the message string, message type, and timestamp of a message that the client displays in the output window.

See also:


Returns

Events

MessageOut

Fires when the client outputs text.

Parameters

message: string
messageType: Enum.MessageType

Code Samples

LogService.MessageOut

local LogService = game:GetService("LogService")
local messageLabel = Instance.new("Message")
messageLabel.Parent = workspace
local function onMessageOut(message, messageType)
messageLabel.Text = "The message was " .. message .. " and the type was " .. tostring(messageType)
end
LogService.MessageOut:Connect(onMessageOut)