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Instantiates a Trace log for detailed tracking of an application's internal activities.

      
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// <copyright file="Utility.cs" company="ParanoidMike">
//     Copyright (c) ParanoidMike. All rights reserved.
// </copyright>
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namespace ParanoidMike
{
    using System;
    using System.Diagnostics;
    using System.IO;
    using System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary;
    using Microsoft.Win32;

    /// <summary>
    /// Reusable functions for many uses.
    /// </summary>
    public static class Utility
    {

        /// <summary>
        /// Instantiates a Trace log for detailed tracking of an application's internal activities.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="appLoggingFolder">
        /// Name of folder to create in the current user's %LOCALAPPDATA% profile location.
        /// </param>
        /// <param name="traceLogFileName">
        /// Name of file to create in the appLoggingFolder location.
        /// </param>
        public static void AddTraceLog(
            string appLoggingFolder,
            string traceLogFileName)
        {
            // Setup Trace log
            TextWriterTraceListener traceLog;
            string traceLogBaseFolder;
            traceLogBaseFolder = System.Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.ApplicationData);

            Directory.CreateDirectory(Path.Combine(traceLogBaseFolder, appLoggingFolder));

            // concatenate the full path
            string fullPath = traceLogBaseFolder + "\\" + appLoggingFolder;

            try
            {
                Stream traceLogFile = File.Open(Path.Combine(fullPath, traceLogFileName), FileMode.Create, FileAccess.Write);

                // Create a new text writer using the output stream, and add it to the trace listeners.
                traceLog = new TextWriterTraceListener(traceLogFile);
                ((StreamWriter)(traceLog.Writer)).AutoFlush = true;
            }
            catch (Exception e)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(e.Message, Environment.NewLine);
                Console.WriteLine(e.StackTrace, Environment.NewLine);
                throw;
            }

            Trace.AutoFlush = true;
            Trace.Listeners.Clear();
            Trace.Listeners.Add(traceLog);
        }

    }
}

   
    
    
    
    
    
  










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