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## Challenge #58: An Odd String to Date Conversion

Alteryx Partner

I could have sworn that we have done a weekly challenge like this before, or I am having a Deja Vu.

Anyway, nice with a quick and simple challenge and here is my shot

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I could not help notice, that some more clever persons than me, did this using one single formula, but I did get the end result pretty fast, even with all the hoops.

Still Climbing

/Thomas

Meteor

thanks

Asteroid

Meteor

PFA my solution.

Asteroid

Great challenge

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Asteroid

my solution

Asteroid

Here's my solution to challenge 58! (Isn't this exactly the same as challenge 46?)

Asteroid
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Alteryx

Since this is identical to Challenge #46 and I did my best to minimize the use of formulas in that one, I did this conversion with one formula.

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The formula is
ToDate(IIF(StartsWith([date],"1"), "20", "19") + Substring([date],1,2)+ "-" + Substring([date],3,2) + "-" + Substring([date],5,2))

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Asteroid

I only just completed challenge number 46 the other day; challenge 58 is the same. So skipping on to next 'beginner' challenge.