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Text Input Tool - Paste Multiple Cells

Support richer copy/paste functionality within the text input tools.  Specifically allowing multiple records to be pasted at one time when bringing in lists from an unsupported file sources.  

 

Currently when multiple rows or cells are selected and copied.

Image 20180406-20.jpg   

 

Only 1 value is copied into the text input record:

 Image 20180406-21.jpg

 

Adding and selecting multiple rows results the same - only 1 record pasted.  

       Image 20180406-22.jpg

3 Comments
Alteryx Certified Partner

I get the same results when I use the Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+V. However, if I use the paste button at the top of the Text Input Configuration window, the source cell arrangement is retained for me.

 

Text Input Paste.png

 

 

Yup that totally works, I hadn't tried anything besides the keyboard shortcuts.   Thanks!

Alteryx
Alteryx
Status changed to: Coming Soon

Thank you for suggesting this! We are making several improvements to paste within the Text Input, including this.

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