Grep Console

Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA PhpStorm WebStorm PyCharm RubyMine AppCode CLion Gogland DataGrip Rider MPS Android Studio
Oct 21, 2017
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  • Change colors of matching text
  • Grep output into a new console tab
  • Fold output
  • Filter out unwanted lines
  • Play sounds on matches
  • Clear Console on matches
  • Tail files*

*File Tailing:
- Main menu | Tools | Open File in Console
- Main Menu | Help | Tail (IntelliJ) Log in Console
- Project View ToolWindow | right click context menu | Tail
- Drag&Drop "Tail File" panel in main toolbar
- http and Windows context menu integration
- Encoding auto-detection

Inspired by Grep Console plugin for Eclipse Used Remote call plugin implementation for http integration.

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Recent change notes


7.0 (2017-10-21)
- Run Configuration settings and profiles
- Multiline input filtering - filter out not matched lines if the previous one was filtered out
- Restored old filtering behaviour prior to v6.9 - Sometimes you may want to see only lines that are highlighted. To do this, add a ".*" as the last item and set to "Whole line" and "Filter out".
6.10 (2017-09-27)
- Tail encoding settings and auto-detection
6.9 (2017-09-18)
- Console clearing on match
6.8 (2017-08-07)
- Unpinning of a grep console on closing of the tab
- Jumping to a console from the status bar on a left click
- Status bar colors
- Added a separate grep limit settings
- Gui improvements, rehighlight all button
6.7 (2017-08-02)
- Grep Consoles pinning
- file tail integration fix for Win 10
6.6 (2017-02-09)
- Tail tabs pinning (reopening with a project)
6.5 (2017-02-05)
- Grep sub-console improvements
6.4 (2017-02-04)
- ANSI support deleted, for IJ 2016+
- more strict performance checks
6.3 (2016-08-26)
- grep improvements
6.0 (2016-08-23)
- ability to filter/grep the console output into a new console tab
0.1 (2012-11-13)
- Initial release