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In the final installment of this series on time-based comparisons, we are diving into comparing a single day’s performance against the historical performance for that particular weekday. To clarify the purpose of this post, suppose that the most recent day you have recorded is a Wednesday....

Let’s continue our exploration of dates in our Deep Dive. In Part 6, we’re going to focus on how we can create rolling dates. A rolling date is taking a specific date, such as order date, and then adding a certain amount of days, months or...

Let’s continue on with our Deep Dive into Dates. This article, we’ll explore custom dates. The name admittedly is a bit of a misnomer and only really make sense if you understand date parts and date values. Make sure to catch up on this series...

We’re continuing our Deep Dive into Dates with an examination of the Exact Date value. Remember to catch up on the previous three articles where I introduced dates (discrete vs. continuous) and some key date functions. Let’s get started! Exactly What is Exact Date? In our first...

We’re continuing our Deep Dive into Dates with further exploration into date specific functions. In this article, we’ll cover DATEADD, DATEDIFF and DATETRUNC. My goal is not only to show you how to use them but to give you some real world examples of when they’d be...

In the first article on the Deep Dive on Dates, I introduced some of the basic concepts of dates. Specifically, we covered discrete vs. continuous dates, dart parts vs. date values and some basic date functions (DATEPART, YEAR, MONTH and DAY). In this article, we’ll...

Dates are one of the most confusing topics that come out of Tableau training. What is the difference between a continuous date and a discrete date? What is the difference between those and normal continuous and discrete fields? Why isn’t my date field showing up...

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