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Understanding the progressor in script tools

Since script tools share the application, you have control of the progressor. You can control the progressor by choosing either the default progressor or the step progressor, as illustrated below.

Default progressor

Default progressor

Step progressor

Step progressor

There are four functions you use to control the progress dialog box and its progressor.

FunctionDescription

SetProgressor

Sets the type of progressor (default or step); its label; and the minimum, maximum, and interval for step progressors

ResetProgressor

Resets the progressor

SetProgressorPosition

Moves the step progressor by an increment

SetProgressorLabel

Changes the label of the progressor

Geoprocessing progressor functions

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