Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Where do you start when you see "An Unhandled Exception occurred"?
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How Alteryx Designer and Server use file paths
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Platform Product: Designer Issues – Working with Alteryx Customer Support Engineers (CSEs)
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This article explains why importing the Google Cloud BigQuery libraries v1.23.0 through the Python tool fails.
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This article will review how to acquire a System Info file to provide Support with more details about your local environment.
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Some of the tools Alteryx Designer uses require proxy to be enabled and setup. This document will advise how to check if a proxy exists on a system.
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The Visual Query Builder is not displaying the table columns for PostgreSQL connection.
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This article details on the steps to read/extract password protected excel file in Alteryx Designer using the R code.
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So, you are new to Alteryx and you find an administrator version, non-administrator, licenses, predictive tools ... Do not worry, in this guide I will describe step by step the procedure to install Alteryx Designer on your computer. If you require something specific, here is the content of the guide so you can get to what you are looking for faster.
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The Run Button, Schedule Button, and the active document buttons disappear from Designer when you make the configuration pane or Result pane a tabbed document
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This article addresses the replacement of PDF Input tool with the Image Input tool starting from 21.2 version of Alteryx Designer
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Custom tool not showing in tool pallette after installation.
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Interested in getting an email notification whenever a workflow is executed and fails? Read this article for a detailed guide.
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With the release of 2018.3 comes a very exciting new functionality – workflow caching! Caching can save a lot of time during workflow development by saving data at “checkpoints” in the workflow, so that each time you add a new step to your workflow, it does not need to rerun the workflow in its entirety, rather it can pick up from your last Cache point. There are a couple conditions where tools cannot be selected as cache points, including tools with multiple output anchors, and tools in "circles".
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This article will walk you through how to install a macro, so that it can be accessed from the tool palette in the Designer.
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Customers using pre 2019.4 Designer and Insights Data need to update to the Mapbox maps or they will see this issue with Digital Globe maps.
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Troubleshooting the error: XmlParse Error (2): the element Configuration is not properly closed.
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Troubleshooting error with Publish to Tableau Server tool: TypeError: Cannot read property ‘token’ of undefined
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