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Can Macros be packaged as a .yxi (packaged tool) file without the SDK?

IraWatt
16 - Nebula

Looking at the docs only it looks like .yxi files are only referenced with custom tools. As macros are tools, is it possible to just package them on their own as a .yxi file without using the SDK?

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DavidSta
Alteryx
Alteryx

Hi @IraWatt,

 

yes this is possible. The help page might be a little bit confusing on how to handle simple macros.

I can recommend this Blog Post by The Information Lab:

https://www.theinformationlab.co.uk/2017/10/05/create-share-alteryx-tool-installer-yxi-file/

 

Best regards,

David

IraWatt
16 - Nebula

Great thanks @DavidSta exactly what I was looking for.