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7 - Meteor

I want to verify the tab name on an File Browse interface.  Tab should be call XX,  otherwise show an error


Is there a way to do this?

Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

This can be achieved using a chained app. Essentially, you'll have two workflows that run sequentially. The first one will run and simply check to see if the sheet name selected is "XX." If it is not, the workflow can be configured to throw an error using the message tool. If it runs without issue, the second workflow will run with any processes that you've configured.


The below are resources to help you get started:

Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

Thinking about it further, you can also achieve this with a Error Message Tool, but this would only show the error when the user tries to run the overall workflow. The chained app would show the error upon selection.


An example of the error message is below for reference: