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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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When running a workflow with Publish to Tableau tool using TDE / Hyper the workflow returned an error "Error: The file was not uploaded successfully"
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Troubleshooting the error: The formula "[formula_name]" resulted in a string but the field is numeric. Use ToNumber(...) if this is correct.
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Troubleshooting the error: No fields selected to sort
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An error is thrown when attempting to overwrite cells in Excel that are already prepopulated with values that are generated with a formula.
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Troubleshooting the error: There were more than 16 records in the source.
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Troubleshooting Parse Error at char(0): Empty expression (Expression #n)
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Error when using the Assisted Modeling tool on a Proxy environment
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Error: "FATAL: password authentication failed for user" when PostgreSQL or Greenplum credentials contain special characters when connecting in Designer.
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Unhandled Exception when clicking on the Browse Tool when using an R and Cross Tab in the workflow
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When using Excel spreadsheets in Alteryx, sometimes there may be difficulty in reading the data. Viewing the spreadsheets in XML format is an excellent way to check for encoding or formatting issues.
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Error: "Query timeout" when running a workflow connected to Amazon Athena.
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Stored Procedures are powerful and helpful, however, in Designer and Server it is required for them to have a return value. If that is not the case the error "no columns returned" will occur.
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When trying to read data from Hive, the error: "SQLPrepare: [Simba][Hardy] (80) Syntax or semantic analysis" is thrown in the server while executing a query.
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Troubleshooting the Parse Error at char (n): Unknown variable "[variable_name]" Expression (#n)
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Troubleshooting the Error: The R.exe exit code (n) indicated an error
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Troubleshooting the Error: At least one Unique Field must be selected.
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Troubleshooting the error: You must specify a sheet name.
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Troubleshooting the error: No valid fields were selected.
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Troubleshooting the Error: The field “[field_name]” is missing. Compare the tool configuration with the input stream.
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