dslamb

Debug Python Toolbox

Discussion created by dslamb on Oct 23, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 14, 2013 by kass3
I like the idea of Python Toolboxes, but I have to admit implementing them is not very easy.  I'm trying to add a simple toolbox (perhaps simple should be in quotes?) and get a dreaded big red x through the script.  According to the help:

A tool icon that has been replaced with an error icon (Invalid Script) indicates a failure in the tool. To see an explanation of the problem, right-click the toolbox and click Why. This opens a Python Errors dialog box, which provides the error type and line number. This will cover errors in the tool's __init__, getParameterInfo, or isLicensed methods.


Unfortunately, when I do this there is no "Why".  I can check the toolbox for syntax errors but there are none.  How can find out what is wrong with my code?

Also, I tried to search the forums, but no results are returned.  Am I missing the ability to search individual forums such as the python forum, or is that not implemented either?

Thanks for any guidance.

David

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