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Video - Snap Creator 4.1 - Using Debug Mode / Running Snap Creator in the Foreground

In Snap Creator we are always saving log files in debug mode - these logs are usually in the background and are captured by the scdump process above.

This video show how to view the debug log files.

However, sometimes you need to get more information about what Snap Creator is doing.

In these instances you can run Snap Creator in the foreground, meaning you can see information on the Snap Creator environment that is not being sent to the log files.

This video show both Debug logs as well as running Snap Creator in the foreground:


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