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GetMessages method

Release 9.3
Last modified January 19, 2010
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Returns all messages for the specified severity (0 = message, 1 = warning, 2 = error).


object.GetMessages({severity} As Long) As String

{} = optional

Part Description
object The instantiated geoprocessing object.
severity The type of messages to be returned: 0 = message, 1 = warning, 2 = error. Not specifying a value returns all types of messages.


Returns any message with a severity value of 2.

import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create(9.3)

# Execute the Clip tool.
gp.Toolbox = "Analysis"
gp.Workspace = "D:/St_Johns/data.mdb"
    # Shows the messages if Clip fails
    print gp.GetMessages(2)

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