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Run up to Selected Tool

The idea is to have a Run option, where the workflow runs everything up to the selected tool (Like the Cache functionality does).

You select the tool, hit Run Up and the workflows executes everything "before" the selected tool.


That'll make developing much easier, specially when dealing with big workflows and constant changing data.



Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team
Status changed to: Accepting Votes
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

Complementary customizability with this idea! (Two different topics, but they're both related to customizing workflow runs)

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@Aguisande love this. You would also expect the workflow to ignore running all paths that the selected tool doesn't depend on, correct?


For instance, in the following image, if you wanted to run up to the regex tool, the workflow would ignore the "True" path of the filter tool.



15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Hi @JeffA 

In my case, I thought of this idea in that way, so you're correct.

But I'd love to hear from others too, cause maybe I'm missing some benefits of doing it another way.

8 - Asteroid

Awesome idea! Would make testing and troubleshooting a breeze especially when building out apps and macros. 

6 - Meteoroid

For debugging or troubleshooting something, especially for a beginner like me, it  becomes very inconvenient to use other non-ideal solutions for the discussed scenarios. Please implement this idea. 

6 - Meteoroid

i like this idea!!

5 - Atom

It would be useful, esp. in cas of larga data to process

5 - Atom

I could be very usefull and other tool like KNIME have this option (it's even by default to execute only updated tools and the whole workflow).



17 - Castor
17 - Castor