Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Alteryx designer Discussions

Find answers, ask questions, and share expertise about Alteryx Designer.
Upgrade Alteryx Designer in 10 Steps

Debating whether or not to upgrade to the latest version of Alteryx Designer?


Replacing text in xml files

My XML file is stored in a SQL server table column and I want to replace First and last names and create a new xml file.

Names to be replaced are on a different table , SSN is the key column  




SSN              First        Last

123456789   James     Parker


Final Output should be like :




Please help



Alteryx Certified Partner

Take that XML and parse into rows using < as the delimiter. Then cross tab the rows into columns using a group by, such as record ID or using  a formula to pull the SSN to a separate field then do the cross tab grouping on it. Then just do a join and replace. Once that is done, rebuild it into XML using a formula tool. Then concatenate all of those fields and use \n for the concat. Done.

Thank you, Ryan

Ryan ,


Do you have a sample work flow that you can share for this.


How would you "rebuild the xml"? Curious to what kind of methodologies you had in mind when considering indentation