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Accessing the Spatial Analyst toolbox and tools

Available with Spatial Analyst license.

The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension makes over 180 geoprocessing tools available to you, grouped into toolsets of related functionality for ease of access.

You can find the particular tool you want to use by searching in the Geoprocessing pane. You can also find tools by looking in the list of toolboxes, which are organized into groups of related functionality.

The Geoprocessing window

To make the toolbox visible, in the Analysis tab, in the Geoprocessing group, click Tools.

The Analysis tab

The Geoprocessing pane opens.

Click on the Toolboxes tab and locate Spatial Analyst Tools. This toolbox contains a number of toolsets for performing Spatial Analyst operations.

Show the Spatial Analyst toolbox

Learning about the tools

To find out more information about the Spatial Analyst tools and how to execute them, see the following links: