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NOTE:  Designer Cloud Educational is a free product with limitations on its features. Some features in the documentation do not apply to this product edition. See Product Limitations.



From the Home page, you can create or access your flows, datasets, and jobs, as well as configure settings and find additional resources.

Tip: Click the logo at the top of the menu bar to return to the Home page.

Figure: Home Page

From the Home page, you can quickly access your recent activities in  Designer Cloud Educational  or jump to creating flows and importing datasets. 

Tip: When keyboard shortcuts are enabled, press ? in the application to see the available shortcuts. Individual users must enable them. See User Profile Page.

  • Import Data: Import new datasets into  Designer Cloud Educational. See Import Data Page.
  • Create Flow: Create a new flow to hold your datasets. See Create Flow Page.

Tip: Use the controls on the left side of the screen to access other areas of the application. For more information, see Menu Bar below.

In-App Chat

Have a question about the product? Use the new in-app chat feature to explore content or ask a question to our support staff. If you need assistance, please reach out!

Recently Updated

Access the flows that have been recently changed. Click the flow name to open it. See Flow View Page.

Tip: When an object within a flow has been changed, its timestamp here is updated, so the Home page becomes an easy location where you can monitor changes to the flows to which you have access. Monitored changes include editing a recipe or adding or removing datasets.


  • View more: See all of your flows. 
  • For more information on these options, see Flows Page

Recent Runs

Recent jobs:

Review jobs that you have been recently queued or completed in  Designer Cloud Educational.

  • Click a job ID to view its details. See Job Details Page.
  • Click the name of the flow to open it. See Flow View Page.
  • Click the name of a recipe to select it in Flow View.


  • Cancel job: If present, you can cancel a job in progress.

    NOTE: Some jobs cannot be canceled through the Designer Cloud application.

  • View more: See all of your jobs. 

  • For more information on these options, see Job History Page.


Use the links on the right to explore available resources for Designer Cloud Educational.

Left Nav Bar

From the left side of the screen, you can access the top-level pages of the Designer Cloud application


Use the Flows page to create and manage your flows. 

Library for Data

From the Library for Data page, you create and manage your datasets. See Library for Data Page.

  • You can import datasets to begin creating your transformations. See Import Data Page.
  • Click the linked name of a dataset to transform the data. See Transformer Page.

Job history 

After you finish building your transformation recipe, you can run jobs to execute the recipe against your dataset. The Job History page shows status and history of your jobs. See Job History Page.

User menu

Under the User icon, you can modify settings specific to your account.

Workspace chooser

If you are a member of multiple workspaces, you can switch between them. Select another workspace from the sub-menu.

If you do not see a specific workspace in the sub-menu, please contact an administrator for that workspace to request an invitation.


Review preferences for your account and other settings. See Preferences Page.


Select Support to chat with our support team.

Resources menu

Access help resources, including documentation, training, and more.

  • Help center: Search for answers to your questions.
  • Tutorial video: Review a tutorial video for how to get started with Designer Cloud Educational.
  • Community: Explore the online community.
  • Documentation: Access online product documentation.

  • Training & certification: Explore the training programs and certifications available through Alteryx Academy. Wrangler certification is free.

  • About: Review information about the product, build number, and licensing information.

    Tip: You can acquire the name of your product edition from the About screen.

  • Keyboard shortcuts: Review available keyboard shortcuts for the Designer Cloud application.

Expand/Collapse menu

Click the icon at the bottom of the left nav bar to expand or collapse the bar.

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