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Date Field Options in Summarize Tool

Hi, I have searched through the community, and I wasn't able to find a duplicate for this idea. If in fact there is, I apologize and please point me to that post. I think that it would be a good idea to have date options in the summarize tool that would allow for grouping at higher levels of the date. I often have a date field that is specific to the day (i.e. 2018-01-01), and I just want to group by the year or month. Currently in order to do this, I have to create a formula before the summarize tool that formats the date according to how I want to group it, and then I am able to group off that field in the summarize tool. It would be nice if in the summarize tool, I could select the date field, and then have the option to group it at year, month, week, etc. 

5 Comments
5 - Atom

I have this same issue. I have a need to summarize by Year, Quarter, and Month. 

8 - Asteroid

I'd like this one too! 

Alteryx Alumni (Retired)
Status changed to: Under Review

Thanks for submitting the idea. We plan to make some changes to Summarize later this year, so I've added this idea to our list to consider then. 

6 - Meteoroid

+1

Moderator
Moderator
Status changed to: Revisit

Thank you for your post! We are really interested in this idea, however we cannot fit this idea on the near future road map. We’ll keep this idea in mind however and update the status once we’re better able to speak on when and if we can implement it.