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ArcGIS Blueprints by Eric Pimpler

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Creating the Last Known Position tool

In this step, you'll create an ArcGIS Python Add-In for the purpose of allowing an analyst to define the LKP of the individual in the need of rescue. This LKP tool will be created inside a toolbar container that will eventually house a second tool that will be used to create polygon search sectors. A screenshot of the final toolbar is shown as follows:

Creating the Last Known Position tool

The LKP tool will enable the selection of a point location on the map. After selecting the LKP, the tool will then display a dialog that collects attribute information about the location, including the subject name, incident date, gender, weight, hair color, and ...

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