Designer User Interface

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Current
Last modified: April 20, 2020

Tool Palette

The Tool Palette consists of tools organized into tool categories. To build a workflow, select a tool on the Tool Palette and drag it onto the workflow canvas. You can right-click the workflow window, selecting Insert, and choose a tool from a list of tool category names to add a tool to your workflow.

To choose the tool categories and tools to display in the Tool Palette, select the Add/Remove Tools icon ("+") next to the categories. In the Configure Tool Palette window, you can...

  • Select and Deselect tool categories on the left side of the window to show and hide categories on the tool palette.
  • Highlight a tool category on the left and select and deselect tools on the right side of the window to show and hide tools in the tool category.
  • Select a preconfigured Preset option.

Options

Options include these:

Getting Started

Displays tools in the In/Out, Preparation, Join, and Transform tool categories.

Data Blending

Displays the Getting Started tools as well as the tools in the Parse, In-Database, Documentation, Data Investigation, Connectors, and Developer tool categories.

Spatial Analysis

Displays the Getting Started tools as well as the tools in the Parse, Reporting, Spatial, Address, Demographic Analysis, Behavior Analysis, and Calgary tool categories.

Developer

Displays the Getting Started tools as well as the tools in the Parse, In-Database, Documentation, Interface, Data Investigation, and Developer categories.

All

Displays all tools in all tool categories.

Custom

Displays the categories and tools you select to create a custom preset configuration.

Overview Window

The Overview window provides a smaller representation of the workflow. For larger workflows, use it to pan around in the workflow canvas. It also shows you what tools have finished running.

  • The rectangle in the Overview window displays the area in view in the workflow canvas, and the shaded area indicates what is out of view.
  • To pan the workflow canvas, select and drag the rectangle in the Overview window from left to right.
  • Double-click anywhere in the Overview window when you are zoomed out to zoom in again.
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