Confluence Retirement

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  1. If you have admin access:

    1. Navigate to "C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.2\Lib\site-packages"

  2. If you don't
    1. Run this command: C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.2\python.exe -m site --user-site
    2. Navigate to the reported path (you may have to create the folder)
  3. Create and edit an ASCII file called "conda.pth" This file will have a single line, containing the path to the environment site-packages folder:
    For example: D:\users\cprice\Anaconda\envs\arc1022\lib\site-packages
  4. You should now be able to import pandas (and any other third-party packages you have loaded to Anaconda) from the ArcMap command prompt and it will also be available to script tools.