Arcpy scripting works in Python window but not in Script

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01-19-2018 10:23 PM
LinaMENG
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Codes work in ArcMAP Python window, but error when run as a script

The attached codes work in Arcmap python window when I copied and passed them line by line, but error in line 65 (arcpy.Project_management) and following (when I temporarily delete the Project tool then the error raise in AddField tool ) when I run it as a script. The error information is "

RuntimeError: Object: Error in executing tool

"

What is wrong with it?

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DanPatterson_Retired
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arcpy.Project_management(event,windfarm,sr)

Project requires an input featureclass name and an output featureclass name.  'windfarm' is defined as the def to run, the geodatabase and a workspace.  Try a new name like 'windfarm2' but put windfarm2 in quotes, you currently have it as a variable name and arc* is probably getting confused