Runs a geoprocessing tool as a single string.
At ArcGIS 10, the Python window was introduced to replace the Command Line window. The Command function uses the syntax as used by the original Command Line window, that is, parameters separated by spaces, unlike Python which separates parameters with commas.
The double-quoted string representing the tool to be run.
The geoprocessing tool messages, separated by a newline ('\n'). If the tool fails, only the error messages are returned.
Run double-quoted command line string.
import arcpy # Set current workspace and define command line command. arcpy.env.workspace = "c:/data/florida.gdb" command_string = "Clip_analysis Runways DadeCounty DadeRunways" # Run command line string arcpy.Command(command_string)