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How To: Insert a carriage return from an aml

Summary

ArcInfo commands such as DROPITEM initiate an interactive session. DROPITEM requires you to insert a carriage return (blank line). This document shows two methods for inserting a carriage return into an interactive dialog from an aml.

Procedure

  • Use a tilde (~)

    Code:
    DROPITEM roads.aat roads.aat
    Name
    ~
    Y
    Y

  • Use [UNQUOTE]

    Code:
    DROPITEM roads.aat roads.aat
    Value
    [UNQUOTE]
    Y
    Y