The interactive Python window does not display usage and tool-specific help in the Help window for all classes and functions.
Last Published: August 19, 2020ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
June 3, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
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Use Python's built-in help function and pass in the tool name that needs to be searched. The help is displayed in the main Python section.
Use Python's built-in function attribute __doc__ following the tool to show the documentation string. The help is displayed in the main Python section.
>>> print arcpy.Buffer_analysis.__doc__