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One Tool Examples

Creative Director
Creative Director

How do I use that tool?

When it comes to tools, Alteryx has a full box! With over 200 tools and macros in the basic installation, you may wonder how you'll master them all. Don't worry - we have 'apps' for that!

 

Alteryx tools are designed to be focused and specific in their function - simple, yet powerful. Understanding what goes in and out while grasping what happens in-between makes the most sense in a workflow and that is why we have One-Tool Examples in the product. 

 

One Tool Examples

 

One Tool Examples are sample workflows that demonstrate different configuration options for one tool at a time. You can access them a couple of different ways:

 

1 - From the Help Menu: Go to  Sample Workflows > Learn one tool at a time > Tool Category

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2 - From the Tool Palette: Click on a tool and then click Open Example:

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3 - From Global Search: Search a tool name. If that tool has a One Tool Example, an Example button will display on the right. Clicking the Example button will open the One Tool Example:

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The following list of tools, organized by tool category, have a One Tool Example in Alteryx version 2018.2:

 

In/Out Preparation Join Parse Transform Reporting Spatial Interface Data Investigation Developer Documentation

Browse

Directory

Input Data

Map Input

Output Data

Text Input

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Auto Field

Data Cleansing

Filter

Formula

Generate Rows

Imputation

Multi-Field Binning

Multi-Field Formula

Multi-Row Formula

Random % Sample

Record ID

Sample

Select

Select Records

Sort

Tile

Unique

Append

Find Replace

Fuzzy Match

Join

Join Multiple

Make Group

Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DateTime

RegEx

Text To Columns

XML Parse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Count Records

Cross Tab

Running Total

Summarize

Transpose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image

Map Legend Splitter Builder

Render

Report Footer

Report Header
Report Map
Report Text

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

Condition

Check Box

Date

Drop Down

Error Message

File Browse

List Box

Map

Numeric Up Down

Radio Button

Text Box

Tree

 

 

 

 

 

Field Summary

Pearson Correlation

Spearman Correlation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Base64 Encoder

Block Until Done

Dynamic Input

Dynamic Rename

Dynamic Replace

Dynamic Select

Field Info

Message

Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comment

Explorer Box

Tool Container

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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