Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Error: "An unexpected error occurred" when performing an Offline License Activation in Designer.
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Ever needed to learn how to use an Iterative macro? This article walks you through the process with a basic mathematical problem highlighting how the data moves through the macro and loops back to continue processing.
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The Dynamic Replace Tool is an under-utilized tool in the Developer Toolset that is very powerful. It allows for dynamic formulas or conditions to be used in your workflow. It was first introduced in Alteryx 6.1. It’s one of the few tools that is currently multi-threaded which makes is fast.
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As we transitioned to a new licensing system in the 11.8 and 2018.1 releases, we changed how licenses are authenticated.
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Is your license file not authenticating when you double click on the .srclc?  Try authenticating the license file via the License Manager, click on Tools > Manage Licenses > Install License
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Starting with Alteryx 10.1, a License Owner of an Alteryx license key can manage all the activated seats under that key as long as they were activated on Alteryx 10.1 or later. 
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With 10.1, License owners can now manage their license keys and the users tied to them through the Alteryx Analytics Gallery!
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How to change Serial Number or Email Address on Alteryx Products.
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With the release of version 11.7, we've upgraded the graphic displays of Data Profiles.  This includes more attractive charts as well as many new options to customize their display.
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This article provides an overview of all things Alteryx licensing. This includes our prerequisites for installing and licensing Alteryx, an overview of different ways to activate, links to helpful guides and how to best administrate your keys once activated.
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Troubleshooting : "Start Here" and other Default Settings reset on opening Designer
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Tired of connecting tools one-by-one? This can definitely become inconvenient when you want to join/union many inputs or if you want to run a slew of analyses...
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A common task that analysts can run into (and a good practice when analyzing data) is to determine if the means of 2 sampled groups are significantly different. When this inquest arises, the Test of Means tool is right for you! To demonstrate how to configure this tool and how to interpret the results, a workflow has been attached. The attached workflow (v. 11.7 ) compares the amount of money that customers spent across different regions in the US. The Dollars_Spent field identifies the amount of money an individual spent and the Region field identifies the region that the individual resides in (NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST).
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The Alteryx License Server, or ALS, is a locally hosted license server meant to help customers with network restrictions activate in an online environment. It is built to exist outside of a company’s network and able to communicate directly with our third party licensing service, Flexera, but also communicate with user devices on secure local networks. Here are some helpful commands for working with it. 
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Alteryx Partners leveraging the Designer API via .NET should not upgrade to Alteryx Designer 11.8, 2018.1, or 2018.2 because doing so will render API integration inoperable. The issue will be addressed in Alteryx Designer 2018.3 (expected GA end of August 2018) at which time users can safely upgrade.
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When ruining a workflow, the Designer throws the message: "The workflow contains unlicensed tools"
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