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Add "Convert To Text Input" to the right click menu of a Browse tool

This is a QoL-request, and I love me some QoL-updates!

 

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While I'm developing I often need the output of a workflow as input for the next phase of my development. For example: an API run returns job location, status, and authentication ids. I want to use these in a new workflow to start experimenting what'll work best. Because of the experimenting part, I always do this in a new workflow and not cache and continue in my main flow.

 

Writing a temporary output file always feels like unnescesary steps, and tbh I don't want to write a file for a step that'll be gone before it reaches production. Esp if there is sensitive information in it.

 

Thanks.

13 Comments
Kenda
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Great idea and love the image created for this post, too!

Thableaus
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

This should be an easy one to implement. I hate having to copy everything to the clipboard all the time.

CristonS
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team
Status changed to: Revisit

This is not accepted for the short-term, but we will revisit this in the future.