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Give us Your Best Tips and Tricks - Calling all Tip Meisters for Inspire 2019!


If you create a workflow in a new version of Alteryx but need to share it with a user with an old version, you can just open the workflow using an editor like Notepad++ and change the workbook version on the first line. Just make sure you're not using any advanced features not available in older versions...




When pulling from a data source that may not be reliably updated, use the test tool to do data validation and workflow events to send you an email after a run with errors. This will allow you to have peace of mind enough to schedule it instead of manually running it to verify that the data is correct.


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Nice reconciliation pattern - pull out non matching records, then non matching fields within records.

Endlessly fettlable, treating complete no matches differently etc, but very handy to have a test on the ultimate output that triggers when any records are output.

Would love to see other people's takes on this - I'm sure there are more elegant ways of doing this.


Note - just bumped into @MarqueeCrew in the ginormous Gaylord who told me about his new CReW Delta tool for configuring evaluation equivalence of datasets that I'm going to have a look at later on !