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This article is part of the Tool Mastery Series, a compilation of Knowledge Base contributions to introduce diverse working examples for Designer Tools. Here we’ll delve into uses of the Render Tool on our way to mastering the Alteryx Designer:
Believe it or not, data can be beautiful. Take your black and white data points and add some color to them in visuals with the suite of tools found in the Reporting Category! If you’re looking to create reports, presentations, images, or simply output data with a bang, you can use the Render Tool paired with other Reporting Tools to create HTML files (*.html), Composer files (*.pcxml), PDF documents (*.pdf), RTF documents (*.rtf), Word documents (*.docx), Excel documents (*.xlsx), MHTML files (*.mht), Power Point presentations (*.pptx), PNG images (*.html), and even Zip files (*.zip) – packed with formatting and visual aesthetic that’ll make any data-geek’s mouth water.
Data is beautiful
Use the Render Tool to:
Create reports pdf reports (attached in the v10.6 Render.yxzp):
Visualize maps with detail and formatting (attached in the v10.6 Render.yxzp):
Feel free to check out another detailed use case built to create indexed maps with the Render Tool here!
Download and create images from the web (attached in the v10.6 Render.yxzp):
By now, you should have expert-level proficiency with the Render Tool! If you can think of a use case we left out, feel free to use the comments section below! Consider yourself a Tool Master already? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like your creative tool uses to be featured in the Tool Mastery Series.
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