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Challenge #72: Compare Data Sets (Fields/Columns)

MarqueeCrew
20 - Arcturus
20 - Arcturus

I took a little bit longer route to getting my answer, but I can defend it.

 

 

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I used an expression to replace all non-alphanumeric characters with a space and created a search field.

   lowercase(regex_replace([Name],"[[:punct:]]",' '))

I used a record ID to put the data into a non-alphabetic field output order.

I created a flag for Add/Change/Delete for each field.

Otherwise, it's pretty much the same :)

Cheers,

Mark

 

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alex
11 - Bolide

Went with the Data Cleansing Tool and Fuzzy Match. This give the option for nearly identical field names to match.  Like labeling challenge #72 as challenge #69 :>

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NicoleJohnson
ACE Emeritus
ACE Emeritus

My solution.

 

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Similar to most of the others, though for whatever reason I decide to use Find & Replace + Join + Union, instead of just Join Multiple (which makes WAY more sense seeing the other solutions after the fact)... It worked though. And cool way to learn about the Field Info Tool!

 

* Question: Anyone else find it odd that in the Field Info tool, it doesn't actually tell you which tool it's coming from in the Source column? For example, shouldn't it have the "Text Input (1)" and "Text Input (2)" listed in the Source field, which might be nice if you were trying to do something like Dynamic Rename of the columns based on source input? I could be missing something here. Maybe it acts/looks different when pulling from something other than the Text Input tool in the workflow. Thought it seemed odd that it just said "Text Input:" though.

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LordNeilLord
15 - Aurora


No pressure then @SeanAdams!

 

I just realised that it only counts your submission if you attach the workflow, which I didn't do in the early days.....I need to go back through and upload them :(

estherb47
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Here is my solution. I haven't looked at others to see if they are similar.

 

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MattD
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

Here's a solution!

 

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LordNeilLord
15 - Aurora

Solution

 

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vishalgupta
7 - Meteor

Did not use Field info

jamielaird
14 - Magnetar

Here's my solution:

 

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nick_ceneviva
11 - Bolide

Solution Attached