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Adding Date Groups

Use date breakout columns to separate date-typed columns into Year, Quarter, and Month items. The new items are automatically derived using date functions available to computed items.

For example, when you add a Date Group for an item Order Date, the item is broken into constituent date items. A new Year item is created as an integer, Qtr as a string, and Month as a new date.

To break out date items:

  1. Select a date-type column in the Content pane.
  2. Choose Table then Add Date Group.
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    Note   This feature automatically sets the display format of the new Month item to mmm so that the data sorts correctly. Quarters are based on the calendar year beginning 1/1.

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