cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Anonymous
Not applicable

Filter by month on my datastore fields contains data

Hi

 

I Search to filter my data gallery by month

 

- I have a CDS datastore with a field where a date of an events is store

- When user watch events i want he can view all event or view event group by month exemple march 2017

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Anonymous
Not applicable

I try to understand you re solution

 

For moment i change my way

 

- I use Datepicker for collect a date

- i put the result of Datepicker into a textbox with (DatePicker.SelectedDate; DateTimeFormat.LongDate)

- when i patch my form i collect text of date into my database ( i change datatype of my field)

- In my gallery i create a searchbar where i search for date.text

- then when i type march or march 2017 i see events

View solution in original post

3 REPLIES 3
Meneghino
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi @Anonymous

You can use AddColumns to add the YearMonth column and then a Filter function to filter by the desired year-month combination.

 

Something like this:

Filter(AddColumns(MyCDSentity, "YearMonth", Text(Year(MyDateField))&"-"&Text(Month(MyDateField), "00")), YearMonth = "2017-03")
Anonymous
Not applicable

I try to understand you re solution

 

For moment i change my way

 

- I use Datepicker for collect a date

- i put the result of Datepicker into a textbox with (DatePicker.SelectedDate; DateTimeFormat.LongDate)

- when i patch my form i collect text of date into my database ( i change datatype of my field)

- In my gallery i create a searchbar where i search for date.text

- then when i type march or march 2017 i see events

Meneghino
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi again @Anonymous, well done for your clever solution.

In my example I assumed that you stored dates as dates and not as text.

Actually storing dates as text is much better in many situations (especially to avoid time zone related problems), but in that case the best format is not LongDate but "yyyy-mm-dd", which is a worldwide standard. So today would be 2017-03-16 as text.

You can then get the date in any format you want, for example like this:

Text(DateValue("2017-03-16"), DateTimeFormat.LongDate)

This is just a thought.

Helpful resources

Announcements
Power Platform Conf 2022 768x460.jpg

Join us for Microsoft Power Platform Conference

The first Microsoft-sponsored Power Platform Conference is coming in September. 100+ speakers, 150+ sessions, and what's new and next for Power Platform.

365 EduCon 768x460.png

Microsoft 365 EduCon

Join us for two optional days of workshops and a 3-day conference, you can choose from over 130 sessions in multiple tracks and 25 workshops.

Users online (3,107)