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I've done some pre-work cleaning data as it comes in via query, though there are outliers that I don't want to continue to accommodate via SQL. I'd rather do any additional cleansing/normalization of the data using the Alteryx tools, if possible.
When certain text shows up in a field, I need it removed....THEN normalize what is left over into a consistent format, with leading zeros.
I believe data can be removed via: REPLACECHAR(REPLACECHAR([Yourfield],'"',''),"'","")
Pending that works, how would I have the tool (or another in a following step) analyze and append needed leading zeros.
Fantastic! Thanks everyone! Looks like everyone had more or less the same idea.
I was about to punch myself as I wasn't getting the desired result until, like an idiot, I realized I wasn't replacing my key column as the output of the flow. Did that and getting the hits I was looking for. This was perfect. (PS...I went with the Data Cleansing tool as it was much simpler for what I needed. I'll keep the regex in mind if I end up with more complex stuff, that's what I used in the originating query)
PS. Don't mind the million browses and multiple outputs 🙂 Doing some checks along the way.