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How do I change the column header date format?

  • 25 May 2023
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I am trying to create a comparative balance sheet report and the columns currently have the year (2023, 2022) for the headers.  The report is ran as of 5/31/23 so I would like the column headers to be 5/31/23 and 5/31/22.  How do I change the column set format so the date pulls as of the last day of the period?  

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Best answer by Laura02 25 May 2023, 23:07

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Hello,

Try @PeriodEnd.

For more than one period/year, here is a formula that subtracts to get a proper date on each column. You will substitute @PeriodEnd, change to yyyy for 4-digit year, etc.:

Column header = Period End Date, formatted short, like 12/31/22

= Format( '{0: MM/d/yy}',Report.GetPeriodEndDate(@StartPeriod) )

=Format( '{0: MM/d/yy}', Report.GetPeriodEndDate(Replace(Report.FormatPeriod(@StartPeriod, -3), '-', '')))

=Format( '{0: MM/d/yy}', Report.GetPeriodEndDate(Replace(Report.FormatPeriod(@StartPeriod, -6), '-', '')))

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That worked - thank you!! 

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