How To: Create a geoprocessing tool that opens ArcInfo Workstation and waits for user input


Instructions provided describe how to create a custom geoprocessing tool that opens Workstation and waits for user input.


  1. Use the instructions found in the Related Information section to create the custom geoprocessing tool that runs an AML.
  2. Verify the script tool has the 'Show command window when executing script' option checked.
  3. Use the directive &TTY in the script to have the AML stop and wait for user input.
  4. Type QUIT to close workstation and complete the execution of the script tool.

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