This method is deprecated as of FME 2020.1. Please use logMessageString(message, FME_STATUSREPORT) instead.

Provide an activity feedback message to command line users. Use this message to output any kind of dots or numbers that should be sent to standard output when NOT logging to standard output. Use this function in place of printing to standard output directly. To enable this functionality, the session object must be initialized with the LOG_ENABLE_STDOUT directive set to ‘yes’.


message (str) – The feedback message to provide to users.

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