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Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook by Eric Pimpler

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Chapter 7. Creating Custom Geoprocessing Tools

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipe:

  • Creating a custom geoprocessing tool

Introduction

In addition to accessing the system tools provided by ArcGIS, you can also create your own custom tools. These tools work in the same way that system tools do and can be used in ModelBuilder, Python window, or in standalone Python scripts. Many organizations build their own library of tools that perform geoprocessing operations specific to their data.

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