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Using Third Party Modules within ArcToolbox Script

Question asked by bem08c on Mar 24, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 27, 2017 by bem08c

Hi all and thanks in advanced. 

 

Im working on creating a python tool that will be placed in a tooblox on a network drive within my organization. The tool needs to use the xlutils module but our organization does not have the module installed on our computers. I know that if you place the module in the same folder as the scripting tool .py file you should be able to import. I set up my toolbox and placed the module in the same folder as the toolbox / script. 

 

When I run the script from IDE everything runs fine. However, running the tool from within ArcMap yields the error:

AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'copy'

 

Anyone have no tips? 

 

*Self taught python so sorry if i have the wrong terminology. 

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