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Previously Alteryx successfully converted data type from V_WString to Double.
However, it now delivers this message:
"ConvError: Select (104): Value: 4,912 stopped converting at a comma. It might be invalid."
The raw Excel file has the data format as Custom #,##0;[Red]-#,##0
This has not changed.
The only thing that has changed is the upgrade to the latest version of Alteryx.
Is this a known bug?
I wouldn't necessarily say it's a bug, IMO it's working appropriately, perhaps Alteryx just ammended how they read such errors but I cannot be certain.
I would advise you build a logic to remove commas from the string and then convert to a double datatype.
Thanks for your reply.
My issue is that this worked before.
Now it doesn't.
I have many workflows - I now have to add a function to each one so that I can work around a change that Alteryx has introduced - without a heads up, btw.
The earliest version I can test on is 2018.1 and I note the same behaviour, unfortunately I cannot test on an environment earlier than that.
I just managed to test on 22.214.171.124907 and again get the same behaviour. What version were you using prior to the upgrade?
I'm not 100% sure, but I think it was 11.7.6.
I have tested it in versions 11.7 and the same thing happens.
My very first install was version 126.96.36.199415.
I'm not sure if I have installed upgrades between then and now.