An overview of the Analysis toolsets

This topic applies to ArcInfo only.

Contains the toolsets used to process or manipulate your coverages to solve spatial or statistical problems. Some of the most commonly used geoprocessing tools, such as clip, buffer, and intersect, are part of this toolset. Some of these tools are used in analysis based on an attribute value within a dataset, interacting datasets, or both.




Contains tools that are used to select features or parts of features in a coverage, then create a new coverage containing these features.


Contains tools to overlay multiple coverages to combine features into or erase, modify, or update spatial features in a new coverage.


Contains tools that determine the proximity of features within a coverage or between two coverages.

Tools in the Analysis toolset

Published 6/8/2010