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Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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Power Bi Tools table mappings not populating with Incoming Connection tables. The drop down shows no results.
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If the requirements for Tensorflow version to use GPU is not met or if the memory is used up, the following error will occur: tensorflow.python.framework.errors_impl.UnknownError: Failed to get convolution algorithm. This is probably because cuDNN failed to initialize
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ORA-12154: TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier specified
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Red x's in the Experian dataset when using the Allocate Tool.
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PopStats does not work in Alteryx Designer versions above 2020.4
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The AWS Secret key field in Amazon S3 Download and Amazon S3 Upload tools are not displayed fully.
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R tool is not able to read Chinese characters in column header/field names.
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Metadata is not available in Visual Query Builder for MariaDB
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Alteryx allows you to connect to many different types of data sources. One type of data source you can connect to is a database. Examples of databases are SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, and MongoDB;  amongst many others. There are several connection methods to connect to database sources including ODBC, OleDB, or natively.
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"I have a bajillion files that I need to bring into my workflow... wayyyyyy too many for me to use individual Input Data tools! What's the best way to do this?"                    - every Alteryx user ever
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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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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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Error: "Primary Key required for Update option" when using Update option for Output on Hive.
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Error opening "SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'aurora_version'" when connecting to MariaDB via ODBC.
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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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If a column name contains brackets, the search function in the results panel would fail.
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Error “The Designer x64 reported: InboundNamedPipe GetOverlappedResult: The pipe has been ended” when both Use AMP Engine and Enable Performance Profiling is enabled in the Workflow Configuration Runtime tab
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Cannot save credentials in Azure Data Lake File (ADLS) connector v2.1.0. Error "Please provide an access token" after authentication.
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