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Broken Sample Tool

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Alteryx Partner

After upgrading to Alteryx 2018.04 I can no longer use the Sample Tool.

The only error the tool throws at me is:

"Sample (2) XmlParse Error: the attribute "name" is missing."

The "name" here is not referring to a column name in the data set.

If I add a text input with 3 rows of data in Field1, then adding a sample tool, choosing any kind of sample method, I get the above error.

Any ideas?

 

I also have a server running with the same version of Alteryx. Here the Sample tool works fine. Meaning I have a source i can copy files from in case i can grab the "working" sample tool files from there.

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Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

Can you share your example workflow with us so we can test on our machines? If we get the same behaviour then I would suggest we raise this more formally with support@alteryx.com; I haven't had any issues with the sample tool since upgrading mind (apart from it doesn't always save the sample number I put in the box).

 

Ben

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Alteryx Partner

Here is a screenshot of the workflow with the error, and I have attached the workflow as a file.

 

sampletool.png

Thanks for looking at it!

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