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When IDLE is set as the default script editor and a Python script tool is opened for editing from ArcToolbox, the file name and path shown in the IDLE dialog box are incorrect.

Last Published: August 21, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084734
SubmittedJanuary 23, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

The file path provided is a valid path that uses the 8.3 file name conventions in Windows.


Open the Python script for editing in IDLE from the Windows directory.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084734


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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