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Alteryx Excel Input - Horizontally Merged Cells

8 - Asteroid



I have an awful Excel file which always gets downloaded in the same format every month. 


The main issue is that there are horizontally merged cells in the headers. 


I've attached a sample Excel file. Here's what it looks like after importing to Alteryx:



I wanted to ask if there's a way to clean this up within Alteryx to have columns as follows:

Country; Currency; Jan Spot; Jan Avg; Feb Spot; Feb Avg; Mar Spot; Mar Avg; etc.


Thanks in advance for any help!

17 - Castor

Hi @ALT_2358 


Here is a workflow for the task.






Hope this helps 🙂 Feel to ask if you have any questions

If this post helps you please mark it as solution. And give a like if you dont mind 😀👍

8 - Asteroid

Wow, thank you so much - it works perfectly!!

17 - Castor

Happy to help 🙂 @ALT_2358 


Cheers and Happy Analyzing 😀


Feel free to reach out if you face any issues 🙂