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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. 

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Atom

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

Meteor

I'd like this one too! 

Alteryx
Alteryx
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. 

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