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GetMessage method

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Last modified January 19, 2010
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By specifying the location (index), a message is returned from the message list.


object.GetMessage(index As Long) As String

Part Description
object The instantiated geoprocessing object.
index Numeric position of the desired message. The message is returned as a string.


# This example shows how to print the start and end time for a tool.
import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create(9.3)

gp.Toolbox = "Analysis"
gp.Workspace = "D:/St_Johns/data.mdb"

# Print the first message (Start Time)
print gp.GetMessage(1)

# Print the last message (End Time)
print gp.GetMessage(gp.MessageCount - 1)

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