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Bug with apostrophes in field names in action tool

OllieClarke
14 - Magnetar
14 - Magnetar

I just discovered a bug(?) where by if you try and update a field which has an apostrophe in the name in a formula tool with multiple formulas in it the action tool will error saying "Action configured to update an element that does not exist."

 

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Here's an identical workflow except no apostrophe and no error:

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I haven't done a huge amount of testing, but it looks like the apostrophe in the field name isn't being escaped by the action tool - but only where there are multiple formula fields

 

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Jotigautam
9 - Comet

Agree @OllieClarke 

I have faced this issue before whenever using column names with special characters. It is not just limited to apostrophe, the same happens when using / , - , < , > as well.

I see somewhat similar thing reported by MarqueeCrew long back.

https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Alteryx-Designer-Ideas/Field-Name-Conventions/idi-p/31592

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