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Is there any way to compress data in LAteryx?  I am working with large data sets and really need to compress the data for output.
Posted By: kmcdowell
Posted On: 09/19/2014 09:46 AM
Comments: 0
Category: In Out
The Alteryx documentation indicates that AlteryxEngineCmd.exe should return one of the following:
0 - Success 1 - Warnings Exist 2 - Errors Exist However, I've recently ...
Posted By: ben.stroud
Posted On: 09/17/2014 02:04 PM
Comments: 3
Category: Developer
Can Alteryx Run On A Mac?
On occasion we get support calls asking if Alteryx can run on a Mac. The short answer is "no", with one caveat! It is possible to run Alteryx on a Mac through a virtual machine ( ...
Posted On: 09/17/2014 12:56 PM
Category: 
When saving non-spatial data to a MapInfo table and selecting [None] for the Spatial Object Field, it still produces a .map file with no objects.

Ken
Posted By: kenneth.s.buck
Posted On: 09/17/2014 06:21 AM
Comments: 4
Category: In Out
Can you put a check box on the container title bar to make it easier to enable/disable containers in the process window? And can you make the minimize/maximize option for a conatin ...
Posted By: keith.w.degregory.mil
Posted On: 09/16/2014 05:33 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Tips and Tricks
Status: New
I'm trying to take a polygon radius and break it into its 8 components parts based on cardinal direction so that I ended up with 8 polygons.  So far, I've taken my polygon, ...
Posted By: todd.henry
Posted On: 09/12/2014 02:58 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Spatial
Hello fellow artisans,

I have two columns in csv format. Both are strings. I would like to measure the similarity using the fuzzylogic node in Alteryx. I only need two compare the ...
Posted By: paolo.carbone
Posted On: 09/12/2014 02:21 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Data Investigation
Hi

I am using Alteryx designer version for doing survival analysis. I could not find a node available for the same in Alteryx so wrote a quick R code. What I need to figure out is ...
Posted By: nikhlesh.daga
Posted On: 09/10/2014 03:37 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Analytic Applications
  How can I create variable in  Alteryx because I want to read a file  and I want to save the first part of the name in a variable to read many filed wich ...
Posted By: mbsaad
Posted On: 09/10/2014 02:42 PM
Comments: 1
Category: In Out

I wanted to read multiple Excel files at once wich have a part of the name in common where I can put (*), but the sheets have the same name as the file.

Help
Posted By: mbsaad
Posted On: 09/10/2014 02:34 PM
Comments: 1
Category: In Out
Does Latitude And Longitude Precision Matter?
In Client Services, we often get geography related questions that revolve around precision and accuracy of points or trade areas created in Alteryx. The real question is how accur ...
Posted On: 09/10/2014 10:56 AM
Category: Alteryx EngineSpatialAddress
I'd like a simple option to zoom to the full extent of my module, showing all the tools centered on the canvas.

Thank you.

An additional feature would be to have Alteryx be a ...
Posted By: michael.team
Posted On: 09/09/2014 11:06 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Common Use Cases
Status: New
We need the ability to pre-populate App questions with a default value. This not only gives the user an example of what type of data string the App is looking for, but also may avo ...
Posted By: michael.team
Posted On: 09/09/2014 10:56 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Analytic Appliances
Status: New
2014 Shipping and Gallery Data Update Schedule
Posted On: 09/05/2014 09:36 AM
Category: 
I have a project with a test tool connected to data streams that go to 3 separate output tools.  If the test fails, output is only blocked to one of the three output tools.  The ou ...
Posted By: jgreene
Posted On: 09/02/2014 10:42 AM
Comments: 7
Category: Developer
Hi all,

I'm trying to implement a simple JOIN of two tables on a date range.

Here is the scenario:

 i) Transactions table got transactions for every day.
Date + Product + Qu ...
Posted By: sandeep.chayanam
Posted On: 08/29/2014 09:13 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Join
You can call me new school, but when I browse for inputs etc. in Alteryx, they are the old school windows interface where I have to hunt and peck through the file directory.  Can y ...
Posted By: sean.otto
Posted On: 08/28/2014 02:12 PM
Comments: 3
Category: Common Use Cases
Status: Under Review
Dear Alteryx,

Alteryx 9 new Macro configuration module, is great
One thing that could be improved :

For Iterative macros, it's very frustrated to set a Maximum of Iterations ...
Posted By: arnaud.langlois
Posted On: 08/28/2014 01:50 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Macros
Status: Not Planned
This should be quite easy to implement. I think it would be great if could we have:

1. A User repository for macros in the Users folder, e.g. My Documents\My Alteryx Macros\

This ...
Posted By: chris.love
Posted On: 08/28/2014 01:44 PM
Comments: 0
Category: Macros
Status: Coming Soon
For example, in the Properties tool (I say that generally because it could be in more than one place in that tool) all the user to enable to visibly see the path of the variable in ...
Posted By: sean.otto
Posted On: 08/28/2014 10:14 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Common Use Cases
Status: Under Review
When workig on a module with many tools, and one of those tools is the Allocate Input tool (Experian US), whenever you try to access or configure that other tools, there is a delay ...
Posted By: mbarone
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:57 AM
Comments: 1
Category: Calgary
Status: Planned
I have several modules that need to run in sequence.   Can a ksh or some other program be used to string the modules together?  

So that if I have Step1.yxmd, Step2.yxmd and Step3 ...
Posted By: jmoney
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:51 AM
Comments: 7
Category: Troubleshooting
Status: Under Review
If we rename a field ‘X’ to ‘Y’  in the alteryx module, the renaming is not inherited by all the tools using that field in that module. The tools which are still using the old fiel ...
Posted By: shashi.lingaiah
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:44 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Preparation
Status: Under Review
In the ‘Report – Table’ tool I would like to be able to force headings to multiple lines. For example If I have a heading such as “Catchment (%)” or “Spend (£)”, I would like there ...
Posted By: joe.lipski
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:43 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Reporting
Status: Under Review
A client contacted us recently asking if there was a way to view the log file of a scheduled process during runtime.  The use case is so that if there is a runaway process, they wi ...
Posted By: cmartin
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:42 AM
Comments: 1
Category: Developer
Status: Under Review
The field selection pane in Multi-Field Formula is very small and not resizeable. It is difficult to select anything other than all variables when only 4 1/2 fields are displayed a ...
Posted By: tom.montpool
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:41 AM
Comments: 0
Category: Preparation
Status: Under Review
I think that it would be useful to add two new Rename Modes to the Dynamic Rename tool -- here are the existing ones:


I would add:
Take Field Metadata from Right Input Metadata
T ...
Posted By: tom.montpool
Posted On: 08/28/2014 09:39 AM
Comments: 2
Category: Developer
Status: Under Review
Leverage Oauth 2.0 security protocol for the Alteryx salesforce.com connector
Posted By: adrian.boeh
Posted On: 08/27/2014 02:57 PM
Comments: 3
Category: Connectors
Status: Under Review
Hey all,

I have built a module that reads in a very long Word doc (1800+ page) to extract certain pieces of data that I'm interested in bringing into a table.  Some data is fo ...
Posted By: jbednarz
Posted On: 08/27/2014 01:24 PM
Comments: 2
Category: Parse
Hi all! 

I want to customize the Interface Designer tabs to add pictures or logos in order to improve the UI. 

Anyone know how to do this? 
Posted By: sakenk
Posted On: 08/27/2014 01:01 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Analytic Applications
Imagine I have 10 dimensions and 1 measure.
The dimensions are such items as "Region", "Country", "State", "City", "Zip", "Ac ...
Posted By: michael_nealey
Posted On: 08/27/2014 12:09 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Data Investigation
How do I set up MongoDB as the database type under the persistence section of the System Settings? A list of thorough instructions including how to install and configure MongoDB as ...
Posted By: andrew.komaromy
Posted On: 08/26/2014 10:24 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Common Use Cases
Hi everyone,

I've been running a module for several months that crunches through the data, then exports into several Excel templates for presentation/distribution. Pretty much ...
Posted By: avoel
Posted On: 08/26/2014 12:34 PM
Comments: 2
Category: In Out
Can Alteryx Parse A Word Doc Or PDF?
Recently we were contacted asking if Alteryx can parse a word doc or PDF file. The quick answer is "no", but with the help of an open source program, it is possible!
Posted On: 08/26/2014 09:38 AM
Category: 
Add an option to read directly from a zip file.
Posted By: joe.strellis
Posted On: 08/24/2014 11:52 PM
Comments: 1
Category: In/Out
Status: Under Review
Currently when I open and run an app in designer mode im unable to access any other modules while it runs.  It would be nice to be able to work on other modules while an app runs w ...
Posted By: chris_cleckner
Posted On: 08/24/2014 11:51 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Analytic Appliances
Status: Under Review
I would like to specify two points on a map and have Alteryx create a spatial object that represents the best route from one point to another given some parameters such as quickest ...
Posted By: bgomez
Posted On: 08/24/2014 11:50 PM
Comments: 0
Category: Spatial
Status: Under Review
Within one of my modules I use the “Find Replace” tool quite often to find keywords within a customer name field.  By chance, I have found that irrespective of what order my keyw ...
Posted By: paulm
Posted On: 08/24/2014 11:50 PM
Comments: 0
Category: Data Investigation
Status: Under Review
Seeing how we use browse to tools to help build out modules, but they slow down the modules because they write out temp files, it would be awesome to have a "record count" ...
Posted By: chris_cleckner
Posted On: 08/24/2014 11:49 PM
Comments: 2
Category: Data Investigation
Status: Under Review
Is there a way to move a Connector?  Sometimes I need to add a filter between two tools and it would be less disruptive if I could manually move the connector, then deleting the co ...
Posted By: larrysanchez
Posted On: 08/22/2014 01:10 PM
Comments: 8
Category: Connectors
Hi,

I'm a fairly new user to Alteryx and I want to do some text analytics.

For example, I have PDF's, word documents and excel spreadsheets of information about Universit ...
Posted By: annieb
Posted On: 08/21/2014 08:26 AM
Comments: 2
Category: Data Investigation
  I have a transaction log that consists of a customer ID, an activity date and a state entered. I am interested in reshaping to reflect the time spent in a given state. The cha ...
Posted By: wayne.kramer
Posted On: 08/20/2014 05:16 AM
Comments: 1
Category: Transform
I am working with Decision tree in Alteryx. I see the option to set the depth of nodes in Decision tree. Is there an option to the set the number of branches in the decision tree?
...
Posted By: varungandhi.m
Posted On: 08/19/2014 02:47 PM
Comments: 1
Category: Predictive
Alteryx Technical Overview
Looking for an overview of all the technical capabilities Alteryx has? This article highlights a recently released document that covers your questions!
Posted On: 08/18/2014 11:26 AM
Category: 
Hello,

How would I handle transitioning my current license to a new laptop? For example, Tableau has a deactivate button. In Alteryx, would I use the delete license button?

Many ...
Posted By: kimr
Posted On: 08/15/2014 07:35 AM
Comments: 1
Category: Licenses and Activation
R Tool: Predictive Analytics
WebEx session on basics for Alteryx R Tool
Posted On: 08/12/2014 11:26 AM
Category: PredictiveMacros
How To: Properly Use A Detour Tool In An Analytic App
Analytic apps are becoming more and more relevant in today's Alteryx environment. For a great tip, try using the Detour Tool as a way to give the end user more options than ever!
Posted On: 08/05/2014 03:47 PM
Category: Analytic Applications
How To: Properly Use Relative Paths
In this week's article, Zach Hamilton helps us explain how and when to properly use relative paths in your module and app development.
Posted On: 08/04/2014 11:00 PM
Category: Alteryx EngineTips and Tricks
Error: CASS Is Not Working! What Do I Do?
Installing CASS can be relatively straight forward, but sometimes issues arise. This article touches installation steps, then covers a few tips on how to resolve these common issu ...
Posted On: 07/30/2014 10:30 AM
Category: InstallationGetting Started with AlteryxAddressAlteryx EngineData
Reading .xlsx And .accdb Into Alteryx Sometimes Has Issues
We often get cases where a user reports an issue with reading Microsoft Office files, such as .xlsx and .accdb. There are two primary cases, the first of which is being able to se ...
Posted On: 07/21/2014 02:24 PM
Category: TroubleshootingInput OutputDataIn OutAlteryx Engine
Inspire 2014 Session Content And Recordings Are Now Available!
Did you miss out on Inspire this year? Did you attend, but weren't able to make all sessions? We have now made the sessions available on Alteryx.com! Click through for more info ...
Posted On: 07/15/2014 09:17 AM
Category: 
Bi-Variate Spider Map Creation
Explains the usage of spider maps and how to create them.
Posted On: 07/02/2014 06:13 AM
Category: ReportingSpatial
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How To: Update Values Within A Series Of Text Files
This article touches on updating specific values within a set of text files before actually importing them for analysis.
Posted On: 07/01/2014 04:12 PM
Category: Input OutputAlteryx EngineIn OutTransform
Inspire 2014 - Tips & Tricks!
If you are interested in this year's Tips & Tricks booklet, we now have the pdf available for download!
Posted On: 06/24/2014 03:33 PM
Category: Getting Started with AlteryxAlteryx EngineTips and Tricks
FAQ: Q1 2014 Core Data Bundle Release
Posted On: 06/19/2014 02:15 PM
Category: Demographic Analysis
How To: Create My Own Macros Tool Category In Alteryx 9.0
Custom macros can be a lifesaver in many situations. If you do not have them as part of your toolbox, they can be a bit cumbersome. The fix? Create your own custom tool category ...
Posted On: 06/11/2014 03:31 PM
Category: Alteryx EngineMacros
How To: Prepare a Network Data Install
Do you find yourself running out of space while trying to install the latest Alteryx dataset? Have you considered a network data install to conserve space? There are several reas ...
Posted On: 06/08/2014 11:00 PM
Category: Alteryx EngineInstallation
The Alteryx Analytic Gallery Can Now Handle Zip Files!
Do you utilize a .tab file format for your spatial data? Now you have the ability to upload the .tab suite of files as one single .zip file!
Posted On: 05/21/2014 04:46 PM
Category: AlteryxWebAnalytic Apps macrosAnalytic ApplicationsAlteryx WebAnalytics Gallery
Alteryx 9.0 Tip: Bring Back The Analytic App Interface
Many users that shared analytic apps within an organization would often utilize the Analytic App User Interface. In Alteryx 9.0, we have removed this for a few reasons, but if you ...
Posted On: 05/08/2014 11:40 AM
Category: Analytic Apps macrosGetting Started with AlteryxAlteryx EngineTips and Tricks
What's New In Alteryx 9.0: Licensing
Licensing and activation is taking a turn for the better with Alteryx 9.0. We've consolidated a few things to make licensing more robust and easier to use!
Posted On: 04/30/2014 02:49 PM
Category: Getting Started with AlteryxAlteryx EngineLicenses and Activation