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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Here at Alteryx we believe in working smart, not hard. Building out reports to highlight business-critical metrics is a pretty smart way to track goals. Customizing those reports to everyone in the department, then distributing them as attachments to individual emails? That sounds like a lot of hard work. Scheduling those reports from a refreshing data source each month so you don’t have to remake or rerun the reports yourself - that’s genius. Logging into your work computer to open up Alteryx, then having to check the scheduled results before having any peace of mind those reports were delivered without a hitch? Hard.
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How to change Serial Number or Email Address on Alteryx Products.
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Full details on the addins can be found on my blog; the addins can be download from GitHub. Hopefully it will make creating some formulas easier!
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Performance tuning is an art.  Start sketching today!
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So you've installed the licenses to run Scheduler. Now what?
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If you observe an error message like Error: Salesforce Input (1) File " ", line 1 os.environ['PATH'] = r"... please read on to learn how to adjust the environment variables to resolve it. This can happen with any one of several Connector tools, not just the tool mentioned in the example.
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An "Unhandled Exception" thrown when starting Designer, appears when the user clicks on the splash screen. Looking at C:\ProgramData\Alteryx\ErrorLogs reveals the following error type: System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException Message: Could not find a part of the path 'F:\.....'
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Understanding Join output anchors and when to add a Union tool:  The Join tool anchors are separate subsets of data. You can combine them with a Union tool. The Select functionality of the Join tool applies only to the J anchor, not the R or L anchored data.
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SMTP settings of the most common email providers for configuration in the Email Tool and Email Events.
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This article contains a list of common causes for being unable to run a workflow on a Gallery and solutions for each cause.
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For problems with Windows not launching Designer or displaying an error message, the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter may help.
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This article covers how to use Run Command events to run a workflow.
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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 important thing to know is that when you least expect it, this file can become a lifesaver if something happens to your original workflow, so please don't delete them!
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When bringing data into Alteryx a lot of users often add a select tool to check the data type and structure. Data types are very important because of the available operations/functions in tools can be adjusted to fit the data type being used!
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How to clear the INDBC file history in the Manage In-DB Connections window.
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Not able to clear the connection string history. There is no option or button to clear it.
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.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that supports the building and running of apps and XML web services. The framework version can have an impact on the installation and operation of Alteryx.
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How to register and create Dynamics CRM Application on Azure
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Tips for when there isn't enough room on Designer canvas
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