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Selecting Random Values from a Column

Hello, I'm trying to see if there is a way to select and concatenate random values from columns in QlikView.  More specifically:

we have a QlikView file that contains information on over 100K people.  Each person has a unique ID number.  We have a DEMO view that contains real data but displays fake names.  What I typically do to support this view is import a spreadsheet that has random variations on First/Last names linked to all ID numbers.  Here's an example:

The problem is that our list of real names is always changing and I am constantly re-calculating these "Fake Name" spreadsheets.

Is there an easier way to accomplish this?  What I would love to be able to do is to import a list of Fake First Names and Fake Last Names and run a script in QlikView that selects a random Fake First Name and concatenates it with a random Fake Last Name.

Any ideas?

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Re: Selecting Random Values from a Column

why don'tCapture.PNG you use scramble instead?

Re: Selecting Random Values from a Column

Look for scramble instruction, it can solve your problem

go to

Settings -> document properties -> scrambling

Let me know