Log

The log is a powerful tool that keeps track of everything that happens in your Filecamp account. You can view, filter, and export activity reports to help keep track of your Filecamp usage.

View the most recent activity on your Filecamp

All Administrators and users with Log access have access to the Log file. To view the Log, access the Admin section from the main menu and choose Log. The Log view shows you the last 250 log entries for easy access and review of most recent activity on your Filecamp.

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When someone signs in or out of your Filecamp, uploads, downloads or deletes a file, or has been sent a notification via e-mail, the activity will be recorded as an entry in the Log file. Each entry in the Log includes a time and date stamp, username and an approximate location (geolocator).

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Search log entries

Click on the Search  icon and search for specific Log types, User tasks, or define a time period you wish to review more closely. This is useful when you want a more detailed overview of the activity on your account or to view older log entries, you can easily search using the Search log entries function.

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Tip: When using Limit search by date notice that "From date" and "To date" cannot be the same date.

Refresh log entries

Click on the Refresh   to refresh the log and see the newest entries.

Download log entries

When you prefer to work with your log entries offline in a spreadsheet application like Microsoft Excel, you can download your log as a .csv file. Simply click on Download csv  icon to download the current log page as .csv.

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How to open your .csv log in Excel

  1. Start Excel with a blank workbook open.
  2. Select Data on the ribbon, and then From Text. (If the menu options are greyed out this could be because you do not have a workbook open)
  3. Browse for the *.csv log file you want to open, and click Import.
  4. In the Text import wizard, ensure the Delimited option is selected. Click Next.
  5. In the delimiters section, tick Tab. The text qualifier box should show the double-quote symbol. Click Next.
  6. Mark every column as Text. The first column only will initially be highlighted. Move the horizontal cursor as far as it will go to the right; then, holding the shift key down, click the very last column heading. You should now have every column highlighted. Click the Text data format. It will now say Text in the header of every column. Click Finish.
  7. It may ask you “Where do you want to put the data?. It will allow you to click into any cell on the blank worksheet to determine where the data should go. Click OK to proceed.
  8. The data should now appear in the spreadsheet. Where column headings are included these will appear in the top row.

Notice: When you click on the Pin  icon in the Log you will be taken to a geolocator service which provides the approximate geographic location of the user.