I have question regarding topic:. I'd want to query and filter for specific transaction below.

Transaction Recept Event Logs

-1st log-
0 - 0xe1fffcc4923d04b559f4d29a8bfc6cda04eb5b0d3c460751c2402c5c5cc9109c
1 - 0x0000000000000000000000007a250d5630b4cf539739df2c5dacb4c659f2488d 
-2nd log-
0 - 0xddf252ad1be2c89b69c2b068fc378daa952ba7f163c4a11628f55a4df523b3ef
1 - 0x0000000000000000000000007a250d5630b4cf539739df2c5dacb4c659f2488d
2 - 0x000000000000000000000000cffdded873554f362ac02f8fb1f02e5ada10516f
-3rd log-
0 - 0xddf252ad1be2c89b69c2b068fc378daa952ba7f163c4a11628f55a4df523b3ef
1 - 0x000000000000000000000000cffdded873554f362ac02f8fb1f02e5ada10516f
2 - 0x000000000000000000000000e83d30715569fa0ef6744e96c7103cc410b82e09
-4th log-
0 - 0x1c411e9a96e071241c2f21f7726b17ae89e3cab4c78be50e062b03a9fffbbad1 ```

My code Problem: When I add 2nd log 0 on 3rd topics:, it gets me empty.

from web3 import Web3, HTTPProvider
from hexbytes import HexBytes
w3 = Web3(Web3.WebsocketProvider('my addresss....'))
event_signature_hash = Web3.keccak(text="eventName(uint32)").hex()
event_filter = w3.eth.filter({
    'topics':['0xe1fffcc4923d04b559f4d29a8bfc6cda04eb5b0d3c460751c2402c5c5cc9109c', '0x0000000000000000000000007a250d5630b4cf539739df2c5dacb4c659f2488d']

For transaction above I was able filter only 1st log only. And When I tried to add 2nd logs on topics it returns empty... Is there any way to filter whole log using topics?

How I did to get 2nd log 2 and 3rd log 2

    'topics': [
  • Please post in plain text (no links or images) what type of data your are trying to filter. Nov 26, 2020 at 15:16
  • @goodvibration thanks for reply... I will edit post 1 sec Nov 26, 2020 at 15:22
  • Please refrain from updating your question according to the given answers. If you have another question, then please post it as a separate answer. Nov 27, 2020 at 7:52

1 Answer 1


From the official documentation:

Given a transaction log with topics [A, B], the following topic filters will yield a match:

  • [] “anything”
  • [A] “A in first position (and anything after)”
  • [None, B] “anything in first position AND B in second position (and anything after)”
  • [A, B] “A in first position AND B in second position (and anything after)”
  • [[A, B], [A, B]] “(A OR B) in first position AND (A OR B) in second position (and anything after)”

So in order to retrieve the 1st log and the 2nd log, you need to use:

'topics': [
  • You are legend. I think I might figure out how to do it ! thank you :D Nov 26, 2020 at 16:01
  • if u wouldn't mind could u show me how to do 2nn log - 2 as well? I added another array after 2nd nested but seems to be not working... Nov 26, 2020 at 22:23

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