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API call: connection success but with no data returned

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Hello everyone, need some help here! I used download tool to get geocode of some address from heremaps API. The URL I used worked in google browser, which means I can get geo data from heremaps. However, when I use the same URL in Alteryx, it shows that connection established, but with no geo data returned. Does someone meet this problem before? Could someone help me with this, thanks.

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Hi @hmiao 

 

Did you put a browse Tool after the Download Tool and examined the DownloadData field?

 

Hint - Use the Cell Viewer to see the full data.

 

If you are able to see this data, please share a screenshot of how it looks like.


Cheers,

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Hi Thableaus,

 

Thanks for your help. But I just got a solution for the problem. It is because I encoded the special characters in URL. For example, I used %20 to replace the white space in the address to be searched. But Alteryx has its own way to encode such spacial characters. 

 

So I just checked the "Encode URL Text" box in the download tool. See screenshot below. 

hmiao_0-1574450616487.png

 

I hope this may help someone with same problems. 

 

Cheers,

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