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Input Tool Execution - Don't Execute without a connection

 This might be something that people see as a feature, but if you've got an input tool on your canvas that isn't connected to anything, I'd like the engine (either) to ignore reading the data.  

 

I often put tools onto the canvas and build around the input and in reality (or when working with large files), the execution is slower than it needs to be with reading files that are not used.

 

Cheers,

 

Mark

2 Comments
Hollingsworth
11 - Bolide
11 - Bolide

I like this idea a lot. And a potential alternative also might be to download only the amount of records that would appear in a partial browse tool.

CristonS
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

hi @MarqueeCrew I do the same thing with unconnected tools. When this idea meets the necessary criteria, we will make sure it gets in front of Product for review.