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Schema not matching

7 - Meteor

Hi All,


I have a 2 part question:


1) I have multiple excel spreadsheets (xlsx format) that I am trying to pull into Alteryx using the directory and dynamic input tool however when I run the workflow it states they have different schema however all files are exactly the same - all data sets start on the 12th row and they all have the exact same columns and data types within those columns - any way to identify the specific column causing the issue - would it be the fact that the data starts on the 12th rown? The data is proprietary so am not allowed to upload I am afraid.


2) I have done some searching and it appears the only way round inputting multiple files with different schema is using a batch macro - any advice as I have never created a batch macro - I have found the below link but am yet to attempt to create it.





Thanks in advance Vyx.

22 - Nova
22 - Nova

Hi @Vyx 


Try this articles 3rd method https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Alteryx-Knowledge-Base/The-Ultimate-Input-Data-Flowchart/ta-p/20480 


Similar to your 2nd link this article has a sample workflow that you can plug in input and check.


Hope this helps : )