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DE33942: "The field "XXX" was renamed conflicting with an existing field name"

JoshML
Alteryx
Alteryx
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Environment Details


  • Alteryx Designer
    • Version 2021.2

Overview


Fields within the configuration window of the Select Tool functionality are duplicated and reported as (Missing). The following error is returned by the Select Tool, preventing downstream processing.
 
The field "XXX" was renamed conflicting with an existing field name
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Additional tools that include the Select Tool Functionality:
  • Append Fields
  • Find Nearest
  • Join
  • Join Multiple
  • Select In-DB
  • Spatial Match


    Cause


    Updates to the case type of fields are not being processed appropriately within existing Select Tool functionality configurations.

    Resolution


    This defect will be resolved in a future release.
     

    Workarounds

     

    Because the behavior is present in many tools, and each person's workflow is different, some of these workarounds may or may not work for you.

    1. Within the tool configuration for the Select functionality, click Options > Forget All Missing Fields. This option should work if you have the *Unknown option checked.
    2. Avoid clicking on the tool in question - only clicking on the tool will cause this issue. If you are using a Select tool, simply placing another Select tool upstream, and instead configuring that Select tool can help.
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    nickbecks
    6 - Meteoroid

    Is there a fix coming soon for this... extremely annoying and time consuming to fix this on a recurring basis.