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2 small changes to make working with Interface tools easier

I would like to suggest 2 small changes to make working with Interface tools easier:

1) Let a user change the name of Question Constants from the workflow tab. For example, I would love the ability to change the names of my list boxes below. Currently, I can click in the name box and write new names in, but it doesn't stick.

 

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2) Let the user add the value on the Interface tools under the Annotation tab. Currently, I drop an interface tool on, change the name on the annotation tab, and then have to go the the workflow tab to setup a value. It would be easier if the value box was also on the annotation tab:

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5 Comments
patrick_digan
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

@RachelW I still think this is a good, hopefully simple, couple of ideas despite the lack of community support to date :) 

RachelW
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

Thanks @patrick_digan@AlexKo is looking at the interface tools, so I'll send this his direction. 

RachelW
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)
Status changed to: Under Review
 
patrick_digan
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

I had to laugh as I was training somebody new to apps yesterday on just how confusing it is to 1) Name the tool and 2) provide a test value when they're in different spots. It's obvious to an advanced user, but oh so confusing to a beginner.

patrick_digan
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

I know this is an older idea, but I think it's still just as relevant today. It would be a nice little add!