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Autocompletion and Syntax Highlighting in ALL Tools with Expression Editor

The Formula Tool does a good job of autocompleting expressions (for example an open square bracket will show you variables in your dataset), as well as syntax highlighting (coloring variables, keywords, strings, etc).

 

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I propose having this feature available in all tools that use the expression editor, particularly common ones such as the Multi-Row Formula Tool and the Multi-Field Formula Tool.

 

This parity across tools would provide a more consistent experience for the user and increase one's productivity using these tools. It's incredibly helpful for beginners and seasoned Alteryx users alike and should be available wherever possible.

3 Comments
patrick_digan
16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula

This would be a nice add

Kenda
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

This is a no brainer! Definitely needed.

CristonS
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Thanks for posting! It's true, a more consistent experience for a beginner user will make a big difference in learning the software.