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Alteryx Designer - PDF Input tool is missing, after upgrading to 21.2 version



Starting from Alteryx Designer 21.2, even after installing Alteryx Intelligent Suite tools, the PDF Input tool is missing in Alteryx Designer.

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Environment Details

  • Alteryx Designer 21.2 and above
  • Alteryx Intelligent Suite tools - 21.2 and above


From 21.2, we have regrouped our Intelligent Suite tools into multiple categories - Text Mining, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning in this release. Because of regrouping Intelligent Suite tools, the PDF Input tool would not be seen under the "Text Mining" category.


The PDF Input tool has been replaced by the "Image Input tool" under the "Computer Vision" category. This tool supports PDF and other image extensions as well.

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Below is the configuration chosen using the "Image Input" tool, with the PDF file as Input:

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