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Challenge #267: To Quote The Alphabet

AYXAcademy
Alteryx
Alteryx

A solution to last week's challenge can be found here267_image.png

 

This week's challenge was submitted by @dylan_gao  - Thanks for your submission!

 

"Unity, that is the key word in unit, without the y" -Major Payne

 

Whether or not you've seen the movie quoted above, odds are good that you have noticed words within words at some point. If you haven't then you've probably never done a word search either....

 

For this week's challenge, find the longest alphabetically arranged substring within the provided strings. For instance, the string "abcdxyz", the longest substring returns "abcd".

Aaron_Harter
11 - Bolide

Fun challenge to start the week!

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jferrone
8 - Asteroid

Fun challenge to start the week. Looks like I took similar approach as Aaron, though I didn't use tile tool. My workflow works but it is a bit messy.

 

 

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Update: Looking at Aaron's solution I was not aware of ChartoInt function

 

Luke_C
14 - Magnetar
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clmc9601
12 - Quasar

My solution! Probably would be simpler with fewer multi-row formula tools, but I do enjoy using them...

 

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dsmdavid
11 - Bolide
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Went with generate rows... I have the feeling this would be a candidate for a hole-in-one (or maybe 2...)

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patrick_digan
16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula
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PhilipMannering
14 - Magnetar
14 - Magnetar

Thank you @dylan_gao . My solution attached,

 

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And in Python for fun,

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balajilolla
8 - Asteroid
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Solution Attached

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RolandSchubert
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora
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