Last modified: January 02, 2020

Search, which is located in the top right corner, searches Designer tools, Gallery items, Connect assets, Help content, and Community posts.

Press Ctrl+Shift +F on your keyboard to move your cursor to Search.

Search returns the top five results from these categories:


Drag and drop tools and macros from results onto the canvas.

Click Example to open the tool One-Tool Example, if available.

Click Show More to display all results on the Tool Palette.

Click Alteryx Gallery (or a link to your company's private Gallery, if available) to view Alteryx Analytics Gallery results in a web browser. Results can include tools and workflows you can download.


Drag and drop Connect assets from results onto the canvas.

Click the canvas to open the Data Source Credentials window.

Type the User Name and Password, and then click OK.

If you haven't entered your Connect credentials into Designer, results are not available. See Use Connect assets.


Click a result to view the Help page in a browser.

Click View more Help results to open Designer Help in a browser.


Click a result to view the Community post in  browser.

Click View more Community results to open Alteryx Community in a browser.

Click Ask the Community a question to post a message in the Alteryx Community.

If you aren't connected to the internet, Gallery and Community results aren't available.

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