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Switch formula should support more than "=" condition or give error

Actually not sure if to flag it as feature request or bug.

 

As per Conditional Functions | Alteryx Help the Switch function only works with "=" cases.

Trouble is, a typical case function might be a variant of different if [x]<[y] then "a" in a similar way to the "manual" setting of the tile tool.

 

If used in that way, the switch function will happily run but return wrong results, as it happened to me in a recent customer training session.

 

IMHO either the switch function should support everything an IF does or throw an error when it doesn't and the documentation should be updated.

 

What do you think?

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