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Practical Applications of Alteryx

Applications and Macros

Data analysis projects, particularly financial ones, often involve repetition of tasks and processes. This course introduces you to Analytical Apps and Macros, which allow you to create bespoke, dynamic, reusable tools to avoid doubling up on creating lengthy, time-consuming procedures.

Advanced        14 Lessons        210 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

Analytical apps and macros can be tricky to configure but learning them can significantly boost the efficiency of your workflow. This course will begin with a conceptual overview of analytical apps and macros in Alteryx.

You’ll explore the difference between the 2 tools and the different varieties of each. You’ll create your first macro. You’ll also learn how to create and link multiple analytical apps together to produce a dynamic, interactive tool for filtering your data.

By the end of this course, you will have the confidence and ability to create apps and macros in Alteryx, with a clear understanding of when is appropriate to incorporate each into your workflow.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Create analytical apps
  • Create basic macros
  • Create batch macros
  • Create iterative macros
  • Create chain macros


1. Introduction to Applications and Macros
2. Preparing Data for an Analytical App
3. Creating an Analytical App
4. The Interface Designer
5. Adding Dynamic Filters
6. Alternative Filters

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7. Preparing Data for a Basic Macro
8. Creating Basic Macros
9. Preparing Data for a Batch Macro
10. Creating Batch Macros
11. Developing an Iterative Framework
12. Running our Iterative Macro
13. Developing a Chained App
14. Finalizing our Chained Apps
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