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ExecuteError

Summary

The ExecuteError exception class is raised whenever a geoprocessing tool encounters an error.

Code sample

ExecuteError exception example

The ExecuteError class is used below to specifically handle any geoprocessing tool errors that result from CopyFeatures.

import arcpy

in_features = "c:/base/transport.gdb/roads"

try:
    # Note: CopyFeatures will always fail if the input and output are
    # the same feature class
    arcpy.CopyFeatures_management(in_features, in_features)

except arcpy.ExecuteError:
    print(arcpy.GetMessages())

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