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I am trying to emulate the behavior of the Kernel Density tool from the ArcMap 10 GUI in a script; in other words, I want to calculate the density of a dataset, and add the visual result to a map. If possible, I'd also like to be able to adjust the color and transparency of the kernel density layer, as one can in the layer properties dialog in the GUI.

I know one can run the kernel density tool in a script, but I am not sure how to add the output to the map like the GUI does. Is it possible to do this in ArcPy?

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I may be missing something, but in the example there, they have .tif files originally. The output I have from the kDens is an entire folder of 6 .adf files. How can I add these to a map in arcpy? – N-C Sep 28 '12 at 19:21

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