- Alteryx Designer (App)
- Third Party products
The cause of this issue can be traced to the Excel installation on the machine running the app. If you open the Alteryx GUI log located at C:\ProgramData\Alteryx\ErrorLogs (may be in a sub-folder), there will be a message
Message: An error occurred in sending the command to the application
This message originates from and refers to Excel.
There are a number of possible resolutions. These are outlined in the Microsoft Support Documentation linked here .