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Cannot Remove Time From Date Range Filter With Show Times Option


Published: 21 Nov 2017
Last Modified Date: 26 Oct 2018

Issue

"Show Times" option in date range filters of date-time fields does not remove time from formatting of filter when unchecked.

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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Use the following workaround

  1. Right-click on the date-time dimension, select > Duplicate 
  2. Right-click the copy of the field, hover over Change Data Type > select Date 
  3. Remove the current date filter from the filter shelf. 
  4. Drag the date field copy to the filter shelf and set up the date slider filter. 
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