Fixing Most Common Errors in RapidMiner Studio

sgenzersgenzer Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, Community Manager, Member, University Professor, PM Moderator Posts: 2,959 Community Manager
edited August 2019 in Knowledge Base

This is a quick KB article for fixing the most frequently-seen errors in RapidMiner Studio...


Error Message Usual Causes Possible Fixes

Set Role: Attribute not found


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Most often users hit this error when they try to type the name of the attribute in the Set Role operator:

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 Selecting one from the pull-down menu usually fixes this:


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Retrieve: Cannot retrieve repository data


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Most often users hit this error when they try to type the name of a file in the Repository operator: 


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If you have not imported any data yet, you need to do this first:


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If you have already imported data, click the folder icon and select an ExampleSet:




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    David_ADavid_A Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RMResearcher, Member Posts: 297 RM Research

    A quick addendum for fixing the "Cannot retrieve repository data" error message.

    When sharing or copying processes, make sure that the path is resolved relative. Otherwise the operator won't be able to find the stored data when the repository name is changed:
















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