Alteryx Designer Desktop Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer Desktop experts.
Understanding Join output anchors and when to add a Union tool:  The Join tool anchors are separate subsets of data. You can combine them with a Union tool. The Select functionality of the Join tool applies only to the J anchor, not the R or L anchored data.
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Guide on configuring and capturing a Fiddler trace for Troubleshooting issues.
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This article explains the steps in configuring the Personal Access Token in Tableau Online server, in order to use this in Alteryx Designer for a successful PAT(Personal Access Token) based connection
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This article covers how to use Run Command events to run a workflow.
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This article discussed about the Alteryx Connectors deprecation, for initial set of connectors, and clarifies the questions around the Connectors deprecation.
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Engine logs are captures of your Results Window and so much more. They can be profoundly useful for troubleshooting, but you have to know how to enable them and how to use them.
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ERROR: "General error; 1033 error while parsing protocol" while connecting to SAP HANA DB using the Input Data Tool in Designer
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How to Edit Environment Variables for Oracle Data Connection
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SMTP settings of the most common email providers for configuration in the Email Tool and Email Events.
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With the release of 2018.3 comes a very exciting new functionality – workflow caching! Caching can save a lot of time during workflow development by saving data at “checkpoints” in the workflow, so that each time you add a new step to your workflow, it does not need to rerun the workflow in its entirety, rather it can pick up from your last Cache point. There are a couple conditions where tools cannot be selected as cache points, including tools with multiple output anchors, and tools in "circles".
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Where do you start when you see "An Unhandled Exception occurred"?
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The SharePoint connector allows you to use Service Principal for downloading and uploading files, but it requires the Sites.All permission, which gives the user access to all the Sites in the tenant. This article describes how to set it up.
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How to troubleshoot a blank "Product Downloads" section or versions not listed on the Downloads & Licenses page
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When trying to connect to a snowflake database, I am getting the error CURLerror (curl_easy_perform() failed) - code = 6 msg = 'Couldn't resolve host name'.
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Error: Designer x64: The Designer x64 reported: Error opening translation database file:/D:/Program Files/Alteryx/bin/Messages/Glot.dat?immutable=1: unable to open database file when attempting to upload any workflow (both from old and new versions of Alteryx) to the Gallery.
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Instructions on how to disable the AMP Engine feature.
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How to Resolve display issues in Designer
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This article details different methods for connecting to an Oracle database from Alteryx.
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This article helps connect to Azure Data Lake (ADLS) Gen2 using ADLS connector
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When trying to add or modify a license on the Alteryx License Server, the admin receives a glsErr.sslMisconfigured error.
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This article describes the process for changing your email in Designer, also known as the serial number in Designer. This will change your licensed email.
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