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Add an attachment with a workflow

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Use workflows to add attachments to a community domain or asset in your Collibra Platform.

Create a workflow to change asset responsibilities

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Learn how to create a workflow that allows users to automatically change their responsibility on an asset.

Count the number of assets in a domain with the REST API

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Learn how to use the REST API to get the total number of assets in a domain.

Fix hidden tasks in workflow diagram view

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Learn how to fix hidden tasks in the Eclipse workflow diagram view.

Hide the Add to Basket button on asset pages

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Use the Collibra Console to hide the Add to Basket button on the Data Set, Report, and Catalog asset pages.

Start a workflow when a definition is added

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Configure a workflow definition to start the workflow when an attribute is added to an asset in your Collibra Platform.

Set a default filter in Collibra On-the-Go for Desktop

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Customize your default filter for Collibra On-the-Go for Desktop so it applies to every search query you make.

Display an error message in a workflow

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Use workflow exceptions to display a customized error message in your Collibra Platform from a workflow.

Add extra information to your workflows

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Use annotations in your workflow diagrams to add extra information that explains how the workflow works, the purpose of individual tasks or the role of the users.

Export Collibra Platform users to Microsoft Excel

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Use Microsoft Excel to get a list of all the users of your Collibra Platform as a spreadsheet in your workbook.

Working with date attributes

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Learn how to format dates and time to interact with the Collibra Platform through its APIs and get familiar with the Unix timestamp.

Run Catalog data profiling jobs on Apache Spark clusters

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In the Collibra Platform, profiling jobs are executed in JobServer, which runs Spark in local mode. With the Collibra Catalog Profiling Library, you can leverage your infrastructure and scale up profiling jobs to get more out of your Catalog.

Configure Google Cloud Platform for Collibra Insights consumption

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Follow these steps to create and configure a Google Cloud Platform bucket where you store the tables of the Reporting Data Layer and configure BigQuery for to use that data.

Tableau – Google BigQuery configuration

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Use the reporting capabilities of Tableau to get the most out of the Reporting Data Layer tables stored on Google Cloud Platform.