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MikeTamoush
Qrew Commander
7 months ago

Sneaky way to make a formula address field?

Since a formula address field does not exist, I was trying to come up with a way to update a regular address field, with a table to table import, or...??

My situation is I have a 'Combined Table' that merges data from many different areas. There are about 6 address fields, but each record is guaranteed that only one of the address fields is filled in. I want to have a seventh 'Combined Address' field, and somehow fill that field from whichever address field is populated. However, on a table to table import, I am not allowed to choose each specific address field (street 1, 2, etc) and if I try to make a formula field for say, street 1, I cannot simply choose the street 1 field....

Anyone every try to do anything like this before?



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Mike Tamoush
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  • RE:

    However, on a table to table import, I am not allowed to choose each specific address field (street 1, 2, etc) 

    I just had a quick look at the set up for a saved table to table import and indeed you can only import into the individual subfieldS within an address field and that sounds like exactly what you want.  



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      MikeTamoush
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      I can import TO the subfield, but not FROM the subfield. So in the dropdown list....I cannot pick the street subfield. Nor can I make a formula field to extract the street from my originating address field....or can I? I don't know how to extract a street subfield from an address field, via a formula text.



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        MikeTamoush
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        Ive realized my error. My address is a lookup field, thus did not include all the subfields. I need to lookup every single subfield. Then it should all work as expected.



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