How To: Open Model Builder in ArcGIS Desktop


This article includes information on how to open up a new Model Builder window in ArcGIS.


  1. In either ArcMap or ArcCatalog, open ArcToolbox by clicking on the red toolbox icon on the Standard Toolbar.
  2. In the ArcToolbox window, right-click on any empty white space and select New Toolbox
  3. With a new toolbox added, right-click on the new toolbox and select New > Model.