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Tool: Xcode Plugin That Adds Filtering To The Debug Console (With Regex Support)

I’ve mentioned a number of Xcode plugins, and early last year I mentioned a plugin for color coding your debugging console text that helps to distinguish what you’re looking for in console.

Here’s another Xcode plugin that enhances the debugging console providing dead simple fast output console filtering based on a search called MCLog from Michael Chen – a very nice upgrade from the built in searching.

MCLog adds a search box to the bottom right hand corner of the debug console, and can even handle regular expressions.  The filtering works on the console output in real time which is very nice when you have a lot of unwanted statements coming out.

Here is an animation from the readme showing MCLog in action:


You can find MCLog on Github here.

A very useful enhancement to the debugging console.