Creating a tool add-in
Tool add-ins are similar to buttons with the exception that tools require some type of interaction with the map. The zoom-in tool, for example, is a type of tool. Tools should be placed inside a toolbar or tool palette. The properties similar to those of a button. You'll also need to edit the Python script.
Tool class has a number of properties, including
cursor property sets the cursor for the tool when it is clicked on, and is defined as an integer value corresponding to the cursor types, as follows:
By default, tools are enabled. This can be changed, though, by setting the ...