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how to check specific column name is present in file


I have one input excel file and there are multiple column names which are mandetory for processing.
My Question is - How to check all mandetory collumns are avaliable in input file and take decision for skip that specific column related process steps which is not avaliable in input file?

Thanks in advance.
12 - Quasar
You could create a file with a list of the 'mandatory' fields and then use a Field Info tool with your Excel input file and then use a Join tool to compare the 'mandatory' field list to the Excel file fields.