Last Modified Date: 30 Nov 2016
Step 1: Create Start Date and End Date Parameters
- In the Data window, click the drop-down arrow at the top right of Dimensions, and then select Create > Parameter.
- In the Create Parameter dialog box, name the parameter. In the example workbook, the parameter is named Start Date.
- Under Data Type, select Date & time.
- Under Allowable values, select Range.
- Click Set from Field and select the date field. In the example workbook, the date field is named Order Date.
- Click OK.
- Right-click the Start Date parameter and then select Show Parameter Control.
- Repeat steps 1-7 to create the End Date parameter.
Step 2: Create a Date Range Calculation
- Right-click Order Date in the Dimensions pane and then select Create > Calculated Field.
- Name the calculated field Date Range, and type the following in the Formula window, and then click OK:
[Order Date] >= [Start Date] AND [Order Date] <= [End Date]
Step 3: Add Date Range to Filters
- Drag Date Range to Filters, select True, and then click OK.
- Right-click Date Range on the Filters shelf, select Apply to Worksheets, and then select All Using this Data Source.
Additional InformationTo view these steps in action, see the video below:
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