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I am wondering if someone can describe the functions of the four different output options
Append to Existing Sheet
Overwrite Sheet (Drop)
Overwrite File (Remove)
Create New Sheet
I want to just replace the file that is generated when I run the workflow again. Is this and overwrite file (remove)?
Thank you for your time,
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Hi @nwatzlaf ,
1. Append to Existing Sheet - This adds the data to the bottom of the existing data in the sheet. This would be akin to the Union functionality.
2. Overwrite Sheet (Drop) - Wipe the sheet, output the new data to the sheet without retaining anything from what was there before.
3. Overwrite File (Remove) - Erase and overwrite the entire file. So effectively replace what was there before, not only on an individual sheet, but overwriting the entire file.
4. Create New Sheet - This will add another tab in Excel, so sheet1; Sheet2 etc. Every time you run the workflow. This provides a new output every time and does not erase what was there previously.
What you want, by the sound of things is Overwrite File.
I hope this helps,
@nwatzlaf https://help.alteryx.com/current/Output_Options.htm This link gives you the proper information you need. Scroll down to the Output Options.
Thanks so much!!! @mceleavey and @DiganP