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Override Sheet Default in Alteryx Designer

When outputting data to a spreadsheet, the default option is "output to a new sheet". The second time you run your process, you get an error unless you are amazing enough to remember to change the output option to "overwrite sheet".

 

If you change to "overwrite sheet" for the first run, it actually works just fine and creates the new sheet. 

 

Can Alteryx just eliminate the "output to a new sheet option" so that users will no longer be concerned that "Alteryx doesn't work" when they get this error after creating their first process? And the rest of us will be able to save the run time with an error, then the change of the option?

 

Thanks!

2 Comments
patrick_digan
16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula

Override sheet does seem the best default option.

KylieF
Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Thank you for your feedback!

 

Our product team appreciates the feedback and use case on how users would like to see our output options, like override sheet, improved. It looks like you're relatively new to the idea board (welcome!) so if you haven't yet be sure to check out our Submission Guidelines as it goes over the idea board process in a bit greater detail including what happens after you post.