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Update Dropdown Selection from User Input Data

6 - Meteoroid

I am trying to create a drop down list using the file inputted by the user.  However, my drop down is giving the options of the workflow input data tool instead of the application user entered file.  How do I make the selections change based on the file browse the user selects?

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11 - Bolide
11 - Bolide

re-read the question and my suggestion wouldn't work

Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

The interface tools are configured off the Metadata of the Workflow, not off the actual data, and so you can't have part of the workflow run in order to configure one of the tools. Either a chained app as suggested above, or an update option on the app (when the update radio button is selected, the options for the dropdown get written to a temp file).

8 - Asteroid

Can someone please provide a solution on how to update drop down selection from user input. I am facing the same issue.


I went through the chained app example but did not understood.