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Cannot read file from specific path, but reads same file from other path

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Hey all,


I am trying to read an excel file from a specific folder in my computer simply using the Input Data tool. When I do so, I get a result (table) which is incorrect and essential is another excel file from a completely different folder.


If I simply copy paste my desired file to desktop, and then use the Input Data tool again I get the correct result.


This is a really dangerous bug, and I wonder if anyone else had this issue..?

Any solutions?

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Alteryx Certified Partner

I have never heard of this type of issue before.  If you'd like to demonstrate it for me, I'd be happy to help you.  You can PM me and I'll send you a zoom meeting invite.





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Hey and thanks for reaching back. I would be really happy to share this with you. I am available in 1 hour from now.