Problem: Opening a geoprocessing tool from ArcToolbox prompts to open or save file
When a geoprocessing tool is launched a message appears
Navigation to the webpage was canceled
What can you try:
Retype the address.
and a dialog box opens:
Do you want to open or save this file?
Type: HTML Document
Program access and defaults are not set to Microsoft Windows.
Setting the program access and defaults to Microsoft Windows allows ArcGIS to properly open geoprocessing tools.
- Close any running ArcGIS applications.
- For Windows XP: From the Start menu, open 'Set Program Access and Defaults'.
For Windows Vista / Windows 7: From the Start menu, open 'Default Programs' and click 'Set Program Access and Computer Defaults' in the next window.
- Choose 'Microsoft Windows' and click OK.
Geoprocessing tools should now open without the file download prompt.
Article ID: 000011144
Software: ArcGIS - ArcEditor 10 ArcGIS - ArcInfo 10 ArcGIS - ArcView 10