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Can the error log created by validate topology be assessed through arcpy? I can validate the following topology -

arcpy.ValidateTopology_management(r"C:\WorkSpace\CWD.gdb\FD\FD_Topology")

Can I access the log created without entering ArcMap? I don't need to be able to fix errors. I just want to know that there are not errors before exporting features. If they exist and I can verify that, I can raise an exception.

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ArcToolbox history is saved (on Win7 at least) at:

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.0\ArcToolbox\History

There are also XML logs at:

C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.0\ArcToolbox\log

These might help you out.

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    Use os.path.expandvars(r'%APPDATA%\ESRI\Desktop10.0\ArcToolbox\History'), etc. – Mike T Nov 13 '13 at 22:38

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