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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Unhandled Exception when clicking on the Browse Tool when using an R and Cross Tab in the workflow
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Troubleshooting Parse Error at char(n): Empty expression (Expression #n)
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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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Troubleshooting the error: The file name is empty.
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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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This article details on the steps to read/extract password protected excel file in Alteryx Designer using the R code.
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Workflow worked in versions before 2020.3 After upgrading to 2020.3 receive error "An unknown error occurred in II_PushRecord"
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Error: "Cursors are not supported" or "Cursor support is not an implemented feature" when running a workflow against SQL Server or Azure Synapse.
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Error: Can’t find the file: “[path\FileName]”. Make sure the file path is correct. Error text being revised from Error: File not found "[path\FileName]"
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