Log Event Action
<LOGEVENT MESSAGE="text" TYPE="text [options]">
Logs an event to the Windows Event Log (not supported on Windows 95/98/ME).
Specifies the text of the message that should be logged.
Specifes how the message should be classified in the system event log.
The available options are:
information: The event will be classified as an informational message.
warning: The event will be classified as a warning.
error: The event will be classified as an error.
This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.
More on setting custom step description
This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.
More on Error Handling Options
All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.
More on variables
More on expressions
More on the expression builder
NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.
<LOGEVENT MESSAGE="Task error" TYPE="error" />