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The Text Input tool makes it possible for the user to manually type text to create small data files for input. It is useful for creating Lookup tables on the fly, for example.
The inputted data from the Text Input tool will save with the workflow , therefore users can share the workflow with other users and they will not need the input data to run the workflow.
Click on the cells to type in your data values. The tool will auto-configure based on the values you type in.
You can rename Field Names by clicking on the header cells and typing in the box.
Within the Configuration Properties there is a menu that offers some user options. Options include:
The Text Input tool is limited to 1000 total cells on import. The user can then add cells.
Copy: Copies selected values onto the clipboard.
Paste: Pastes values from the clipboard into a cell.
Delete: Options include:
All: Deletes all the data in the grid.
Rows: Deletes the current, highlighted row(s).
Column: Deletes the current, highlighted column(s).
Insert: Options include: Row or Column insertion.
Any blank cells will come out as NULL values.
TAB key moves the cursor into cells from Left to Right.
SHIFT+TAB moves the cursor into cells from Right to Left.
Up and DOWN Arrow keys move from the cursor into cells from row to row.
Click Apply to have the configurations accepted.
For information regarding Input, Output, Annotation and Error Properties, see Tool Properties.
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