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Select records vs. Sample

nm518
7 - Meteor

In using system generated excel extracts, we often have to skip 5-6 rows of the input data at the top to get to the meaningful bit. 

 

Appreciate that we can use 

  1. Sample -> skip first n records; or 
  2. Select records -> n+

Just out of curiosity, do advanced users have a preferred method / any reason to pick one over the other?

 

Thanks in advance

Nish

MarqueeCrew
19 - Altair
19 - Altair
There's a configuration option in the input tool where you can choose which record to start reading from. If things are constant, that's my choice.

Cheers,

Mark
Alteryx ACE & Top Community Contributor

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