Get Started with Designer

Version:
2022.1
Last modified: May 04, 2022

Basic Steps to Build a Workflow

1. Drag a Tool

Select an Input Data tool in the tool palette and drag it to the workflow canvas area.

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2. Connect to Data

Select the Input Data tool and choose a data source in the Configuration window. For additional information, go to Input Data Tool and Supported Data Sources and File Formats.

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Classic mode: Select the Input Data tool and choose a data source in the Configuration window. Go to Input Data Tool and Supported Data Sources and File Formats for more information. To set classic mode, go to User Settings.

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3. Build a Workflow

Select and drag another tool to the canvas and configure it. Then drag additional tools to the canvas and connect them together. Go to Tool Categories and Build Workflows for more information.

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4. Run the Workflow

Select the Run button at the top of the canvas to process the data.

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5. View the Results

View the output for each tool in the Results window below the workflow. Go to Results Window for details.

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Additional Resources for New Users

Tutorials

In Designer, Go to Help > Tutorials to access tutorials that provide step-by-step instructions for building workflows.

Videos

Go to Alteryx Academy to view a variety of training videos that demonstrate how to use Alteryx.

Sample Workflows

In Designer, go to Help > Sample Workflows > Learn one tool at a time, to open workflows that demonstrate the use of specific tools.
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