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I looked http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgiSDEsktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Setting_script_tool_parameters and couldn't find how to add Descriptions for each parameter in the script tool. I see how to add a description for the overall script tool but not for each parameter.

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I think reading the ESRI Help on documenting tools and toolboxes should guide you through this process:

http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=An_overview_of_documenting_tools_and_toolboxes

  • And if you are planning on going with 10.0 soon it is a little different: help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//… – blah238 Jul 28 '11 at 17:30
  • Read that and that let's me do limited documentation. What I want to do is to have a description for each input(parameter) in the script tool's dialogue box but I can't seem to find where that needs to happen. I see that there is an option to reference a xsl file but I don't see any documentation on that in the esri resources. – Justin Nov 5 '11 at 18:50
  • Anyone have links from the help on how to leverage these files? C:\Users\justin\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.0\ArcToolbox\Dlg\MdToolHelp.htm – Justin Nov 5 '11 at 19:22

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