Current workspace problem

Discussion created by luscombew on Oct 26, 2016
Latest reply on Dec 1, 2016 by jayanta.poddar

Using ArcGIS 10.3.1

Reading the Desktop Help states that when setting current workspace in environment settings this is used when running tools (i.e clip tool). In ArcMap  I used a base name in the input for the clip tool and the output is autogenerated, in theory it should use the current workspace which is: D:\ArcGIS Workspace\Default.gdb but it uses the path: Toolboxes\My Toolboxes\Default.gdb\Building_Clip1 which seems to defy the rules.

I have already set ArcGIS home to D:\ArcGIS Workspace.

If I set both the current and scratch workspace in environments the output defaults to the scratch workspace path.