Dates in filter dropdowns

pholt33

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I have a data set with filters that groups dates by year, month, and then the actual date. When I create a pivot table the filter option is every individual date. I thought there was a way for the pivot dropdown to do the same year/mo grouping. What am I missing?

source data
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Pivot table filter setup
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Then within the filter
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jasonb75

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If you have dates as pivot row labels then you have a bit more flexibility, but a pivot filter only appears to use exact field contents.
 

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