Is there somewhere I can get a comprehensive list of which ArcMap tools are available at which licence level?....preferably in the form of an excel sheet so I can filter it.
Not an excel spreadsheet but it is what you are looking for:
Ha ha thanks Tim. Yes that's what I'm looking for...... well kind of..... typical ESRI: "usability, what's that?"
Here the last matrix of functionality (ArcGIS 10.2.1):
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