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How would I setup PyCharm to recognize import ArcPy? I'd like to use PyCharm to develop and debug geoprocessing tool.

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theJones is correct, close all your projects and go to the program settings and search for Python Interpreters. Then select C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\python.exe and it should automatically add arcpy for you.

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You can do this in the project Structure setting. Just add it as an sdk and it should work. I use intelliJ but pycharm should be the same.


Add this (Use your path) for the sdk path C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\python.exe

Give it a name and you should be good. Adding it as a global sdk you should be done and get the code completion.

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