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Anaaplan Tool Anaplan Input Tool

Anaplan Input reads data from Anaplan to Alteryx Designer. See Anaplan for additional details.


This tool is not automatically installed with Designer. To use this tool, download it from the Alteryx Marketplace.

To maintain the full functionality of the Anaplan data connector, make sure it's compatible with your version of Designer.

Designer versions 2021.4 and later.

Sign In to Anaplan

Use your Username and Password to authenticate to Anaplan.

Select Data

Anaplan Input supports the exports of CSV, XLSX, and TXT files.


You can type in the list boxes to search.

  1. Select a Workspace.

  2. Select a Model.

  3. Optionally, select Run Process before Export and select a Process. Select Export data even if the process fails to ensure the workflow continues even without processing the data.

  4. Select an Export.

Configure the Tool

Use these options to further configure the tool:

  • Download Export Metadata: You can download export metadata, including column count, data types, delimiter, encoding, export format, header names, list names, row count, and separator.

  • Read Headers from Row: Select a row that contains the headers.

  • Max Waiting Time (Minutes): Enter the number of minutes Designer should wait for the export to finish.

  • Check Results Every (Seconds): Enter how often Designer should check if the export is finished.