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Challenge #163: Caesar Cipher (on the way to Kryptos)

Quasar

I noticed that I made a mistake on my original submission... Completely ignored the uppercase/lowercase difference. 

 

Here is a streamlined and revised version.

 

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Challenge #163 macro v2.PNG
Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

I approached Part II.  I presumed that you wanted a macro solution and instead approached this with generate rows.

 

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AttackAtOnce--Ceasar

Cheers,

 

iwng

Alteryx ACE & Top Community Contributor

Chaos reigns within. Repent, reflect and reboot. Order shall return.
Alteryx Partner

That was fun! Here's my solution:

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challenge 163.jpg
Alteryx
Alteryx

This was a fun one to keep refining and building on!

 

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Started with an iterative macro to run through the 25 possibilities and allow the user to manually select the correct answer. Then added another standard macro layer to give the option of providing the shift value if you have it, or running all options if you don't. And the macro icon was an easy choice :) 

Option 1:
C163_PS1.PNG

Option 2:
C163_PS2.PNG

Process to convert the characters for each shift value:
C163_PS4.PNG
Meteor

I am uploading after a trial by referring the other answer.

 

This is good example of using Macro.

 

Will keep in mind for my future workflow :)

Asteroid

Here's my solution. I used a batch macro to work through the 26 potential shift keys.

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challenge 163.PNGWorkflow163 macro.PNGBatch macro
Alteryx Certified Partner

Very fun. Hail, Caesar.

 

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Challenge 163 - Capture.PNG
Asteroid

my simple solution without any fancy macro

Pulsar
Pulsar
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Similar solutions for both part 1 and 2.. nothing fancy but gets the answers

Capture.PNG
Meteoroid