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MakeFeatureLayer doesn't add result to MXD when run as tool

Question asked by rmartin4 on Sep 11, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 12, 2012 by rmartin4
I've been having some issues with MakeFeatureLayer not adding its result to the MXD. I made a script with just the following lines to root out the problem:

fc = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(fc, arcpy.Describe(fc).name + "_test")

If I run these from the Python window the layer is added. But if I save them to a script and use that in a tool, it executes with no errors but won't add anything to the data frame. If I run ListLayers it isn't there either.

Does anyone know what I have to do to hunt down this layer?