menglish

Some tools don't input to Model Builder?

Discussion created by menglish on May 31, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 17, 2011 by dhoneycutt-esristaff
I'm working on a model (9.3) and have found that there are certain tools that don't import to model builder.  I wasn't sure if it was my methods or the tools themselves that weren't allowing me to drag them in. 

First, I have two geoprocesses in my model that generate event layers.  In one instance, I am required to have a tangible GIS layer (feature class, shapefile) to continue with the processes.  I would simply like to export data out to a GIS file, although the export data tool does not drag in to my model.  Why do certain tools not work in model builder?

Another tool I wanted to utilize is Join, but it doesn't appear to be accessible through Model Builder either...  I'm hoping this is something I'm performing incorrectly, or that ArcGIS 10 doesn't present the same problems.  Any thoughts?

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