I have written a sample plugin, created a deployable jar file of the same
and placed it under plugins directory.
E.g MyPlugin.jar is placed under IDEA_HOME/plugins/My
This is the general hierarchy followed by other plugins so I have used this
hierarchy. I have some 'system.out.println' statements in my code.
When I run the idea instance, I can see by plugin installed, when I try to
use the plugin, I can't see any 'system.out.prinltn' statements on idea
console. Rather no console is opened and also no option for console is
enabled in Window menu bar.
I have have used log4j (from open api) to log error messages, but I can
unable to locate any log file where I can find this information.
I am using IDEA Jdk and my I have also checked the systems directory under
Sandbox directory, but it does not have this information.
I have also checked with idea.properties file but it does not have any
option for logging.
Any pointers in this regard would be of great help.