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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

Definitive answers from Designer experts.
Running a cell in Jupyter Notebook containing Alteryx.read() returns "Unable to connect to input data" error. This happens if the workflow is saved in a file path containing an ampersand (&).
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A workflow app (.yxwz) containing a Python tool creates the temp folder for the tool in the workflow location instead of the default/global temp directory.
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Running workflow containing Jupyter Flow tool in Gallery fails if the server machine is not in a domain.
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Using Python tool with AMP engine result in the loss of the Jupyter notebook (404 : Not Found), reverting to E1 makes the user code disappear (open a new instance of the Notebook).
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The article provides troubleshooting steps when "404 not found" error is encountered in Python tool.
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Alteryx.write() returns "XmlParse Error: the attribute "type" is missing“ if there is a double-quote in the column name and the double quote is followed by a space and more characters.
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"Error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 or greater is required" when installing Python library 'pandas-dedupe' in the Jupyter Notebook interface
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Python tool will not load Jupyter Notebook if the Detour tool is used and the path is diverted to another path where the Python tool is not on by default.
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Installing a package from the Python tool is an important task. In this article, we will review all the possible functionality included with the Python method Alteryx.installPackages().
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If the workflow path contains a "&", Python tool will fail to load. 404: Not Found will be seen.
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Alteryx.read() returns "attempt to seek past the end of the file" on an empty incoming data source
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When using a python tool with pandas package, xlrd is unable to read .xlsx files, only .xls.
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Instructions for installing Python packages for Alteryx Designer in the command line
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The code changes made in the Python tool will be lost after running the workflow immediately.
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For troubleshooting installation issues, it is helpful for Support to know which files were installed.
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A walkthrough of installing prophet onto your Designer Python Tool Environment using conda-forge
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This article describes how to locate the Workbook.ipynb file behind the Python Tool in order to check access rights and resolve certain errors (most commonly, 404 errors).
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GPU cannot be detected in our Python tool environment when using the Tensorflow package.
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How to find the logs of Jupyter, web interface of Python tool
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