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When several fields are marked the marking of check box should apply to all selected fields.
When changing Type the change should also apply to all selected fields.
There should also be shortcut keys for doing this.
This is a really common task and would save a lot of time. I'm actually really surprised it does not already exist in Alteryx Designer.
Have you seen the below configurations for the select tool (located in options)?
If you go to options you can choose de-select highlighted fields or change field type of highlighted fields.
Are you suggesting that if the fields are highlighted the check/uncheck automatically applies to all highlighted fields?
I do know about the different actions I can do in the Options menu, but I think that selecting/unselecting fields is such a common task that there should be quicker ways of accomplishing the same thing.
Selecting or de-selecting multiple fields...can we get some help here?
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Similar views here! in case of many fields, this becomes a really mundane task!
Is there not a way to do this? I have many rows I need to uncheck... no quick way?
While there isn't any keyboard commands for Select, Deselect or changing field types, there is a way to Select or Deselect All Fields under Options > Select in the Select tool which can be quicker if you will have more fields that will be deselected then selected.
Does that help with your issue?
I must need to upgrade to the newer version as I don't see "Select" under Options.
Hopefully when I do that I will see it there.
Thanks for the guidance.
Found it! Options inside the box, whereas I was looking above.
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