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Last active March 14, 2023 19:06
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Save console messages to logfile for mobile debugging
declare module "obsidian" {
interface App {
isMobile: boolean;
// Call this method inside your plugin's `onLoad` function
function monkeyPatchConsole(plugin: Plugin) {
if (! {
const logFile = `${plugin.manifest.dir}/logs.txt`;
const logs: string[] = [];
const logMessages = (prefix: string) => (...messages: unknown[]) => {
for (const message of messages) {
}, logs.join(" "));
console.debug = logMessages("debug");
console.error = logMessages("error"); = logMessages("info");
console.log = logMessages("log");
console.warn = logMessages("warn");
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@liamcain That suggestion was a huge help, thanks!

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velebit commented Mar 14, 2023

Thank you for this! I needed to debug a loading issue on mobile, so I did package this as a plugin:
The plugin eliminates the check for isMobile, since you can just not enable the plugin if you don't want hot patching.

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