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Deal gracefully with locked excel files

Currently - if someone has accidentally kept an excel file open on their desktop, Alteryx will fail to load this flow.

 

However, it would make more sense to open this file without read-lock as a dirty-read (equivalent of "Read Uncommtted").

This may require some interaction with Microsoft but would be worth pursuing because it prevents / eliminates an entire category of needless canvas errors.

13 Comments
DanielG
12 - Quasar

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TheOC
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

This is massively needed - and a great idea!

DanielvanLeuzen
8 - Asteroid

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