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GetSeverity

Summary

Gets the severity code (0, 1, 2) of the specified message by index.

Syntax

GetSeverity (index)
ParameterExplanationData Type
index

Numeric index position of the message in the stack.

Integer
Return Value
Data TypeExplanation
Integer

Severity code of the message.

  • 0message
  • 1warning
  • 2error

Code sample

GetSeverity example

Returns the severity code and message for each geoprocessing tool message.

import arcpy

in_featureclass = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0)
out_featureclass = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1)

# Run the CopyFeatures tool. If it fails, print out the
# severity and message for each message.
try:
    arcpy.CopyFeatures_management(in_featureclass, out_featureclass)
except arcpy.ExecuteError:
    for i in xrange(0, arcpy.GetMessageCount()):
        print('{0}: {1}'.format(arcpy.GetSeverity(i),
                                arcpy.GetMessage(i)))

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