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Dynamic Input Enhancement

The Dynamic Input will not accept inputs with different record layouts.  The "brute force" solution is to use a standard Input tool for each file separately and then combine them with a Union Tool.  The Union Tool accepts files with different record layouts and issues warnings.  Please enhance the Dynamic Input tool (or, perhaps, add a new tool) that combines the Dynamic Input functionality with a more laid-back, inclusive Union tool approach.  Thank you.

2 Comments
patrick_digan
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

I agree, the dynamic input tool should allow 1) files with various schemas and 2)files that don't line up perfectly with the template. Using batch macros for these situations seems like overkill.

Thableaus
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

It would make our lives so easier, buuuut, I imagine that this concern has been raised so many times since Alteryx launched the product.