# ask-ai


03/12/2024, 6:16 AM
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03/12/2024, 6:16 AM
To print a detailed definition of an asset to the standard output in the terminal, you would typically use the Dagster CLI (command-line interface) to interact with your assets. However, as of my knowledge cutoff date, the Dagster documentation does not provide a direct CLI command to print a detailed definition of an asset to the standard output. The closest functionality available is to use the Dagster CLI to materialize assets, which can include logging information about the asset as it is being computed. When you run asset computations through the CLI, any logs generated by the asset's computation code (including
statements within your asset definitions) will be printed to the standard output. For example, you can materialize an asset using the following command:
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shell dagster asset materialize -a my_asset
If you have logging statements in your asset definition, those will be printed to the terminal during the materialization process. If you need to view the asset definitions in a more detailed and structured way, you would typically use the Dagster Dagit UI, which provides a graphical interface to explore assets, their definitions, and their lineage. If there is a specific feature or command that has been introduced after my knowledge cutoff date that allows for printing detailed asset definitions to the standard output, I would recommend checking the latest Dagster documentation or the Dagster GitHub repository for the most up-to-date information.