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Dynamically choosing a column


I need to read the Opening Year for a store and then set the Opening Year Population equal to the column that contains that year's population.  I've attached a simple spreadsheet example to illustrate what I'm talking about


Thank you for any help



Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

Before reading the description, I thought my reply would include mention of the Dynamic Select tool. However, since you need a different column per record, my suggestion involves transposing the data first.


I've attached an example of how I would go about this problem. Another option would be to look into the Dynamic Formula tool available from the CReW tools.