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Technical Article   HowTo:  Add the Buffer Tool to an existing toolbar in ArcMap

Article ID: 27818
Software:  ArcGIS - ArcEditor 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1, 10 ArcGIS - ArcInfo 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1, 10 ArcGIS - ArcView 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.3.1, 10
Platforms:  Windows 2000, XP

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to add the Buffer Tool to an existing toolbar in ArcMap.

Procedure

Follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to Tools > Customize in ArcMap.
  2. Click the Commands tab.
  3. Select Tools from the Categories list.
  4. Click Buffer Wizard in the Commands list and drag it to the Tools menu on the Main menu. The Tools menu opens and it can be dropped within the menu at any location.

     It is possible to place the Buffer Wizard on any of the menus or toolbars desired.

  5. Click Close in the Customize dialog box.

Created: 10/5/2004
Last Modified: 9/26/2011

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