# Logging

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# Introduction

This section explains only the blocks that have been added to the standard blocks by openHAB

# Logging and Output

These blocks enable arbitrary content to be published to the openHAB log (opens new window).


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# Log Statement


Function: Sends an entry to the openHAB log file with a defined severity level.

Since 3.3: The block attached to the log-block is not restricted to a string type block anymore


Function: creates a print statement with the given text in the rule that logs to stdout

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