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Log Events at Work

Posted on 2013-01-07
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I need a free way to "QUICKLY" log events at work as they happen.  I'd like to have a time/date stamp after each one.  This tool http://slimtimer.com comes really close but is more of a time tracker than an event log.  It will work though if nothing else can be found.  Thanks for the assist.
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Question by:frugalmule
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by:tsnirone
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This one gets very good reviews:

http://taskcoach.org/
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by:frugalmule
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Thanks for all the help.  That's more than I want really.  I need something that lives in my system try that allows me to super quickly, log something that has already happened.  I'm not trying to manage new tasks but rather provide a searchable place to more easily recall things that have already been done.
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by:d-glitch
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Evernote is free and intended for this sort of application.  It is targeted for mobile devices, but will work on a desktop as well.
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by:d-glitch
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You could also use Excel.  You can keep always keep a spreadsheet window open.
Excel gives you a very searchable data base.

There are techniques here for generating timestamps in Excel
       http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/timestamp.html
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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How about this: http://cintanotes.com/ - use a hot key to create a new note, adds time stamp automatically and runs portable
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by:Merete
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So you your looking for an all in one tool  to run a live monitor of all windows events that automatically updates itself with a time stamp and runs on your taskbar?
You already have windows event viewer and know how complex it is.
Do you have logging enabled?
You could add a shortcut from windows event viewer and pin it to your taskbar.
then use the refresh to update, it includes time and date.
 
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Splunk lets you search, alert, report and monitor all your logs from one location in real time
Splunk indexes all your IT data including custom application logs and multi-line logs across virtual and non-virtual environments without the need for custom parsers or connectors. Troubleshoot application outages, investigate security incidents and demonstrate compliance in minutes, not hours or days.
http://www.youtube.com/user/splunkvideos
gfi events manager
http://www.gfi.com/eventsmanager#overview
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